Climate Justice calls for compassion for the world's poorest: PM Modi

Calls for space for developing countries to grow in order to fight climate change, says two things will define journey of humanity - health of the people and health of the planet

Narendra Modi

The PM said the India is committed to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 33-35 per cent from 2005 levels and a drop of 24 per cent of emission intensity has already been achieved

Shreya Jai New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said developing countries should get enough space to grow in order to fight climate change. He also called for climate justice and said two things will define the journey of humanity – the health of our people and health of our planet, both of which are interlinked.”

"The road to fighting climate change is through climate justice. At the root of climate justice is the principle of being large-hearted. Climate justice is also about thinking about the bigger and long-term picture," said the PM during the inaugural session of World Sustainability Development Summit (WSDS) by TERI.

The PM said as the environmental changes and natural disasters impact the poor the most, climate justice is inspired “by

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First Published: Feb 10 2021 | 9:21 PM IST

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