Developed countries must tax coal for climate fund

  1. Context: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, ahead of signing the Paris climate agreement in New York
  2. What? We would exhort developed countries to take a cue from India and impose a tax on coal production to the tune of $6 per tonne
  3. Impact: This would kick-start the annual $100 billion fund promised by developed nations to tackle climate change
Climate Change Negotiations – UNFCCC, COP, Other Conventions and Protocols
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