TITLE

Significance of India's INDC and climate justice: an appraisal

AUTHOR(S)
Sundriyal, R. C.; Dhyani, P. P.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Current Science (00113891);12/25/2015, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p2186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article provides an assessment of India's climate justice strategy and its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). Topics covered include the varying contributions of different countries to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the developmental challenges facing India, and the country's pledge for more renewable energy sources. According to the authors, India has full understanding of its global commitments for mitigating climate change.
ACCESSION #
112089921

 

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