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Centre submits NDC climate target to UNFCC, eyes net-zero by 2070

No Sectoral Targets, 500 GW renewable energy target also dropped

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India has updated its target to reduce emission intensity of its GDP by 45 per cent by 2030, from 2005

Shreya Jai New Delhi
The Centre on Friday submitted its updated ‘nationally determined contributions’ (NDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). This is in line with the commitment made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Conference of Parties (COP26) last year.

The NDCs cover a period up to 2030 and are a step towards the country’s long-term goal of reaching net zero by 2070, said the submission by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC).

The country has submitted eight key NDCs, of which two are updates on our existing targets. India had last submitted its NDC

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First Published: Aug 26 2022 | 10:10 PM IST

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