India and the Paris climate deal: All you need to know2 min read . Updated: 26 Sep 2016, 06:15 PM IST
India will ratify the Paris climate agreement on 2 October on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. Here are the key implications of joining the treaty
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on Sunday that India will ratify the Paris agreement on 2 October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, has made it almost certain that the climate treaty will enter force this year. “Now the time has come to ratify the COP21 protocol. India will do it on Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October," Modi said while addressing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national executive meet in Kozhikode, Kerala, on Sunday.
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