Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav addresses UN Meeting

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New Delhi. Representing India virtually at the UN Secretary General’s meeting with select leaders on Climate Change  on 20th September,2021 Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav underlined  need for upholding the principles of UNFCCC process, for any successful outcome in any climate change negotiations including upcoming COP 26.

In the Meeting, crucial climate actions on finance, mitigation and adaptation required for tackling the climate crisis were discussed, an official release said.

Environment Minister also mentioned about the concrete climate actions that India has been taking under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister of India  Narendra Modi including 450 GW of Renewable Energy by 2030.

Bhupender Yadav mentioned that in light of  recent IPCC findings and latest UNFCCC Synthesis Report, and that developed countries have collectively emitted more than their estimated emission allowances in 2008-2020 period, they should take greater action on mitigation and provide financial support to developing countries.