India will not only meet, but exceed Paris pact targets: PM at G20 meet

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Addressing G-20 leaders on a 'circular carbon economy approach' Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "We will meet our goal of 175 gigawatts of renewable energy well before the target of 2022. Now, we are taking a big step ahead by seeking to achieve 450 gigawatts by 2030." India, he said, would not only meet its Paris Accord...

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India exceeding Paris Agreement targets: PM Modi at 15th G20 Summit
India aims to restore 26 million hectares degraded land by the year 2030, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 15th G20 Summit on November 22. He said, "It is equally important to keep our focus on fighting climate change. Climate change must be fought not in silos but in an integrated, comprehensive and holistic way. We aim to restore 26 million hectares degraded land by the year 2030. We are encouraging a circular economy." "Inspired by our traditional ethos of living in harmony with the environment and commitment of my govt, India has adopted low carbon and climate-resilient development practices. India is not only meeting our Paris Agreement targets but also exceeding them," he added.

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