HOME          CATEGORIES          OUR TAKE

India Leads on Climate Change by City-Tech blogger Aayush Madaan

My home country, India, has been a major part of the Paris Climate Change talks and a part of the Climate Change Agreement. India has received a lot of pressure from the international community to use renewable energy despite India’s annual global emissions being under 6% which is much less than that of  China, which is 28%. Because of India’s growing economy and population, India would end up in the same position as China in 10 to 20 years. Due to India’s population increase and significant demographic changes, nearly 10-12 million young people are looking for jobs. India would require a lot of infrastructure and therefore would require massive amounts of energy. In the Paris Climate Change talks, India reaffirms that it will have more of a balanced approach to expanding the availability of electricity and energy, as well as addresses the concerns of climate change and the use of renewable energy.

Comment on this article

ClimateYou moderates comments to facilitate an informed, substantive, civil conversation. Abusive, profane, self-promotional, misleading, incoherent or off-topic comments will be rejected. Moderators are staffed during regular business hours (New York time) and can only accept comments written in English.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on email

More Posts Like This

CITY TECH BLOG

Will Wind Power Help Mitigate Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Angel Herrera Vargas

What is Climate Change According to NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), It’s when we release carbon like burning coal or using gas-powered cars causes the greenhouse effect, which causes our atmosphere to have a higher concentration of CO2. Wind Power Impacting Climate Change Like solar and nuclear,

Take action in the fight against climate change