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G20 Energy Transition: 1 step ahead for India, 2 back on climate action

For India, the language around hydrogen, fossil fuel and its abatement furthers its own energy transition plans

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Shreya Jai Goa

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The recently concluded Energy Transition ministerial meeting under India’s G20 Presidency failed to find a consensus on phasing down fossil fuels, clean energy technology and energy transition pathways.

For India, the language around hydrogen, fossil fuel and its abatement furthers its own energy transition plans.

Several climate experts and G20 observers, however, said the outcome statement goes away from climate commitments made in the Paris Climate Summit and Bali Energy Transition Roadmap released last year.

Several government officials and R K Singh, the power minister, emphasised the outcome of G20 sets the tone for the upcoming COP28 where India will
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First Published: Jul 23 2023 | 8:22 PM IST

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