PARIS: Leaders on Monday started off the high-level segment of the ongoing climate summit on a more ambitious note talking of limiting global warming limit to 1.5 degrees as against the stated goal of staying below 2 degree celsius of temperature rise.
India, however, clearly reminded the rich nations to first fulfill what they had promised earlier both on finance and emission cuts.
India's stand was articulated by the country's environment minister Prakash Javadekar through a famous Bollywood number of the movie Taj Mahal — jo vaada kiya woh nibhana padega (you have to fulfill the promise that you had made) — when he during a press conference sought to remind the developed countries of the commitments made by them earlier.
There has, however, been tremendous pressure from many developing countries - mainly the more vulnerable island nations - amid indications that India may agree to the new target, provided the rich nations scale up their emission cut ambitions substantially.
印度的立场由该国环境部长 Prakash Javadekar通过著名的宝莱坞电影《泰姬陵》进行了阐述。在新闻发布会上，他提醒发达国家实现之前做出的承诺。
Mr. PM we stand by you & stand united for development. JAI HIND
If the sea levels rise and Chennai Mumbai Kolkata go half under the sea, where will the development be?
It's our turn to grow, India tells rich nations.................but, just keep your cheque books handy.
Cricket match? You have batted and now my turn??
We will grow when we change along with the world. For that we should stop hallucinating about the past Glory of Vedic period achievement.
Until Congress leaders in India, nothing is going to be achieved.
Congress haatav Desh Bachaow
In other words , now it is our turn to surpass others in adding to carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
That doesn't mean, India becomes populous and end in trouble!!
Sustainable growth without further increasing ghg emission is perfectly possible. It is not certain that further increase in coal consumption will make India richer. If Chennai like disasters increase . wealth that we would build may het washed away by storms, rains, floods or angry hungry people from draught affected areas wood destroy it. Best policy would be joining the whole world to save the planet
This is called arrogance. If you can, you grow and enjoy the benefits of growth. Nobody in the world is going to give way for you.
As Bill Gates Put it : " It would be cruel to tell Developing Countries not to use coal until an economically viable Alternative Energy resource is found."
presently in Canberra, Australia. - 4 days ago
It is true we have to cooperate, but not at the cost of our developing economy. It is those countries who are super powers, are responsible for pollutions all over. In this context, India point of view is right....
Location - 4 days ago
India cannot Help itself................................how can it help others?????? How can you put clothes on others when you need to put on your own langotti first???????? Idiots.