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‘Developed countries should make deep cuts in emissions’ India News – Times of India – Bharat Times Hindi News

New Delhi: India is gearing up for the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference (COP26), with a focus on equality and climate justice as the core of its dialogue points, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav On Wednesday, it called on developed countries to take a leading role in climate action and urgently cut emissions, taking into account their historical responsibilities and socio-economic reality of developing countries.
Addressing a national conference, Yadav said, “Tackling the issue of climate change requires comprehensive action in the socio-economic and developmental context.” terry, ahead of the crucial UN climate meeting. The conference, to be held in Glasgow (UK) from 31 October to 12 November, will see how the world reacts to the recent warnings. IPCC Report on the potential for global average temperature rise to reach 1.5 °C over the next two decades.
Taking a clear look at India’s stand in this context, Yadav said, “The recent report released by the IPCC has raised alarm bells more than ever, and calls for immediate deep emissions reductions for developed countries.” has done.” There is a clear call. ”
His remarks asking rich countries to make deep cuts in emissions gave a clear indication of India’s intent at a time when developed countries led by the US, UK and some EU countries brought in all major emitters including India and China. are advocating. Committed to ‘net-zero’ target by 2050.
Yadav, however, while exploring such (mid-century net-zero) alternatives, underscored the need for equity and flagged the importance of finance and technology transfer for this purpose. “Equity and climate justice are touchstones of any global climate response and COP26 should focus on climate finance in scope, scale and speed, along with development and transfer of technologies,” he said.
Experts at the conference more or less supported India’s point, some of them calling on developed countries to reach a ‘net-zero’ target long before 2050, while others took into account the respective capabilities and development of countries. Suggested a flexible timeline to reach the requirement.




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