Obama-Modi and climate change

Obama-Modi and climate change

by The Daily Eye Team January 27 2015, 2:37 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 43 secs

Ask not what India will do for climate. Ask what the US will do to reduce emissions to save world from climate When President Barack Obama visits Delhi for the Republic Day celebrations, climate change?a bugbear in the US-India relationship?is expected to be high on the agenda. The US president, heady from his dramatic breakthrough in brokering a climate deal with the Chinese, is hoping to get something from India now. What then is the likely outcome of the talks? What should India do? Let me try and set out two scenarios?one that is pragmatic and will suit the bilateral bonhomie but will be bad for the world?s fight against catastrophic climate change; the second option, required for real and meaningful emission reductions in an increasingly heated world, which is less likely but needed more.?

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