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COP26 summit: India's climate destiny depends upon negotiations in Glasgow

The country's climate negotiators at Glasgow will have to strike a balance between development needs and global pressures to do more

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climate plan | Climate Change talks  | COP

Shreya Jai  |  New Delhi 



The developed economies led by the US pledged $100 billion in climate financing for the developing countries to shift to a low-carbon future and fund their climate mitigation and adaptability plans.
The developed economies led by the US pledged $100 billion in climate financing for the developing countries to shift to a low-carbon future and fund their climate mitigation and adaptability plans.

India has turned the climate limelight on itself by announcing ambitious plans to set up 450 gigawatts (Gw) of renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2030. As nations gather for the global climate conference (COP26) in Glasgow at the end of this month, much expectation is riding on India with immense pressure from the developed world, especially the host country United Kingdom, and the United States of America, one of the world’s top emitters of greenhouse gases.

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First Published: Wed, October 27 2021. 06:00 IST

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