World news – India’s only G20 country on track to meet its climate change mitigation commitments: Javadekar

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Last updated on February 24, 2021 at 9:02 am IST

New Delhi, February 24 (ANI): In the United Nations Security Council’s open debate on tackling climate-related risks to international peace and security, Minister for Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said India is the only country , which is on the right track among the G20 countries, fulfilling its commitments to mitigate climate change. « India is the only country among the G20 countries that is meeting its commitments to mitigate climate change.

We are reaching our Paris Agreement and will exceed it. India currently has the fastest growing solar energy program.

We have expanded access to clean cooking fuel to over 80 million households. Our recent commitment to install 450 gigawatts of renewable energy, eliminate single-use plastics and, among other things, 100% electrify the railways has contributed to our climate regulations, « said Javadekar.

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