Photo: Getty ImagesUnited Nations: India and China are “strongly committed” to the leadership in fighting climate change and ensuring they do not suffer its “devastating” impacts at a time when others are “failing”, the United Nations has said. “We cannot be defeated by climate change and we are not yet winning this battle,” Guterres said. Two days later, US President Donald Trump had announced America’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. India had joined the landmark Paris agreement on tackling climate change in 2016. The Paris Climate Agreement is a pact within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020.
Source: Mint January 13, 2018 15:33 UTC