The 27 EU members found agreement on draft legislation aimed at slashing EU greenhouse gases by at least 55per cent in 2030 compared with 1990 rather than by a previously agreed 40 per cent.
Meanwhile, PM Modi said the health of humans and the planet are interconnected, and this is why India had adopted the approach of “one world, one health”.
DIAL said its switching over to renewable sources for its energy needs will help it reduce indirectly 200,000 tons of carbon emissions.
The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) -- which runs the world’s first fully solar- powered airport -- has crossed another milestone in its green energy initiative.
In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, several government offices and private campuses in Hyderabad are planning to adopt green building norms by the next year.
The pledge highlights the organisation's commitment to ambitious carbon emission reduction targets, the statement added.
The states and UTs will work on the annual strategy of energy transition under the mandate of the committee.
The carbon markets have been successful in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by setting a limit to emissions and enabling their trading.
The summit in its second season had discussions on ‘sustainability’ and how all sectors must align themselves to help India achieve its target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070.
The joint venture will work on the emissions and lower concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to create lasting benefits for people and nature.
Currently, rich nations provide an estimated $80 billion annually, which poorer nations say isn't enough to develop clean energy systems and to adapt to worsening climate shocks.
The CEM is meant to bring a shift in awareness, especially in India, to the fact that climate change is a global collective action problem and cannot be solved merely by self-sacrifice
China, which is heavily dependent on coal-fired power, pledged last year to start reining in its fossil fuel emissions later in this decade and to become carbon neutral by 2060.
PM Modi also announced that the carbon intensity of India's economy -- the amount of goods produced per unit of energy -- would be reduced by 45 percent by 2030.
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