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India on track to meet Paris Agreement goals, says FM Sitharaman

COP26's Alok Sharma warms up to India's climate action; hopes India commits to a net-zero target by 2050

COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav in New Delhi. (Photo: Twitter)
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COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav in New Delhi. (Photo: Twitter)

Aditi PhadnisPTI New Delhi
India is among a few Group of Twenty (G20) countries on track towards United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Paris Agreement goals and has taken decisive actions to tackle climate change, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday.
 
The minister, in a meeting with Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) president-designate Alok Sharma, said the government is taking concrete steps and at appreciable speed to meet its commitments on the target of 450 gigawatt (Gw) of renewable energy by 2030.
 
She also said 100 Gw of this renewable energy had already been achieved.
 
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First Published: Aug 19 2021 | 12:47 AM IST

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