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COP27: To decarbonise by 2050, India needs investments of at least $7 trn

And India's progress towards net zero by 2070 will depend on how successful it is in facilitating an orderly transition to a clean economy

Statsguru: From net-zero target to forest cover, India's climate standing
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Even as the latest edition of the United Nations Climate Change Conference draws to a close in Egypt, India’s quest to decarbonise its economy rests on a “trishul” (trident) strategy — power, industry and agriculture are the three prongs that together accounted for 80 per cent of the country’s 3,274 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (MtCo2e) in emissions in pre-pandemic 2019.

And India’s progress towards net zero by 2070 will depend on how successful it is in facilitating an orderly transition to a clean economy by addressing these key areas, said management consultant McKinsey in its latest report.

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First Published: Nov 17 2022 | 6:00 PM IST

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