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India remains committed to Paris climate deal despite US withdrawal

Leaders from around the world signed the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s environment minister on Friday (2) said his country is committed to the Paris climate accord irrespective of the position of other nations, after the US announced plans to pull out of the global pact. “As far as the Paris accord is concerned… our government is committed irrespective of the stand of anyone, anywhere in the world,” Harsh Vardhan told reporters. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday (1) that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord and accused China and India of benefitting from the accord at the expense of the US. His announcement triggered a furious…

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