Prime Minister wants the $100 billion a year plan for assistance from the rich to poor nations by 2020 expedited.
- A plan to reduce carbon intensity of growth by 33-35 per cent over 2005 levels.
- India will raise the share of non-fossil fuel power to 40 per cent by 2030, to produce 175 GW of renewable power by 2022.
- India was the third largest emitter of atmosphere-warming greenhouse gases (7 per cent), after China (25 per cent) and the U.S. (15 per cent).
- As per historical terms, India’s contribution to the cumulative stock of gases already in the atmosphere since the industrial revolution is negligible, with America occupying the major share.