25 September 2015

AP Interview: India says reducing poverty is climate justice

Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks during an interview with an Associated Press correspondent in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. India will confirm plans next week for a staggering 175 gigawatt growth in its renewable energy portfolio, Javadekar said Thursday. But it will continue to champion poor countries in demanding that industrialized nations assume the brunt of responsibility for decades of climate-warming emissions and help others cope with the consequences.
India will confirm plans next week for a fivefold increase in renewable energy by 2020, the environment minister said. But it will continue to champion poor countries in their demand that industrialized nations assume the brunt of responsibility for decades of climate-warming emissions.