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India Says Committed to Paris Climate Pact Despite US Withdrawal

India’s power minister Piyush Goyal said India “has taken up renewable energy as an article of faith”.

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 India Says Committed to Paris Climate Pact Despite US Withdrawal

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India remains committed to the Paris agreement to tackle climate change regardless of what other countries do, the government said on Friday after US President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the landmark global pact.

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India, under [Prime Minister Narendra] Shri Modi’s leadership, has taken up renewable energy as an article of faith and is steadfast on its Paris commitments, irrespective of what others do.
Piyush Goyal, power minister, in a statement

Harsh Vardhan, India's environment minister, said the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter was committed to ensure it did its best to address climate change and global warming.

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