India made it clear that development of solar and wind energy will remain its first commitment followed by hydro and nuclear power while the rest will be from coal.
- India looks at an agreement in Paris which “enables” financial support from those nations who have developed on the “backs of cheap energy“.
- To those who have to meet their energy demands with more expensive but low-carbon or zero-carbon energy.
- The 12-day climate conference in Paris will for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations.
- Aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2 degrees C over pre-industrial temperatures.