Raja Mohan: An “important shift in India’s climate diplomacy”

Raja Mohan: An “important shift in India’s climate diplomacy”

Raja Mohan, a senior journalist and columnist of the Indian Express, judges Prime Minister Modi’s stress of joint responsibility as “an important shift in India’s climate diplomacy”.

Consider, for example, Modi’s summation of India’s negotiating position on climate change before he headed to Paris: All nations have the responsibility to limit global warming. The emphasis on “all nations” seems to fly in the face of India’s past rigid position on the historic responsibility of the developed nations to bear the immediate burden in mitigating climate change.

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