Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that India has played a negligible role in climate change, said Tuesday that Indians have not been responsible for any harm to the planet. He also stated that the urgent need is to promote a ‘lifestyle for the environment’.
Modi addressed the Indian community in Denmark, asking them to convince at most five of their non-Indian friends to travel to India.
“The mindset that we use and toss is harmful for the planet. It is time to move away from a consumption-oriented approach. The urgent need is to promote ‘LIFE – Lifestyle for Environment’. Modi stated that India has played a negligible role in climate destruction. Indians have not been responsible for the planet’s destruction.”
Inclusiveness, cultural diversity power of Indian community: PM Modi| Inclusiveness, cultural diversity power of Indian community: PM Modi
Modi stressed that India had “no role in exploiting Mother Earth”, and said, “We have taken on the challenge to save her.” We have reached Net Zero by 2070…India has been able achieve its climate action goals because, unlike other countries that place all the responsibility for saving the planet on multilateral organizations, we view it as a citizen’s responsibility to do our bit to save the planet.
Modi stated that global climate action is not yet a success. Modi stated that while the world seems to have stopped, India has been delivering its goals ahead of schedule because of the efforts of every Indian.
He said that Denmark had been with India in White Revolution, and now it is a strong partner for the country’s green future.
Modi stated that there are many opportunities for the countries in areas like electric mobility, green hydrogen and waste-to-wealth. He also mentioned that there are great opportunities for both countries in science, technology, and innovation.
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