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India asked to cut carbon emissions

India asked to cut carbon emissions
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India Asked to Cut Carbon Emissions. United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday asked India to set an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions, saying it is in a unique position to lead sustainability, energy efficiency and fight against climate change.

Gandhinagar: United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday asked India to set an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions, saying it is in a unique position to lead sustainability, energy efficiency and fight against climate change.

“India should come out with an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions,” he said addressing the “Vibrant Gujarat Summit.”

His call came after the recent announcement by China and the US to cut down carbon emissions and failed climate change talks among various countries during a UN summit in September 2014.

Mr Ban, who is attending the Vibrant Gujarat Summit for the first time, began his speech in Gujarati while greeting the audience and said he was glad to be here.

“I wish India will play a full role in this mission for social security, health care and environment,” Mr Ban said, adding, “In July, Addis Ababa will hold a conference to find solutions to fund development agenda of the world This will pave the way for inclusive growth and action against climate change, and India will be playing a huge role in it.”

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