India on the way to COP21: Double game and mixed reaction

India on the way to COP21: Double game and mixed reaction

The German broadcaster Deutsche Welle will point out some critical opinions regarding India’s ambitious environmental targets.

India sees itself as “not part of the problem, but part of the solution”.  The ambitious goal, to generate 40 percent of its electricity from renewable sources within 15 years, is demonstrated in its INDC’s.  Although there are some critical voices, that there is the failure to curb coal use, which will hurt green efforts and increase air pollution, water scarcity and forest destruction. Is there a way for both goals?

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based on the rule of law. It is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people.

Read more: India unveils ambitious environmental targets.  (DW, 03.10.2015)
http://www.dw.com/en/india-unveils-ambitious-environmental-targets/a-18758794