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While speaking at UN Trade Forum 2021, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said, India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies.
- India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030. It shows India’s commitment towards United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals.
- He highlighted that, Climate justice should be protected and developed countries should reconsider their pattern of consumption to bring about a sustainable lifestyle.
- According to minister, India has taken several steps on clean energy, energy efficiency, afforestation and bio-diversity.
- India has also encouraged global initiatives such as International Solar Alliance and coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.
- About UN Trade Forum
UN Trade Forum was established as a space for dialogue on how trade can be harnessed to get a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable world.