India to Raise WTO Rule at UN While Signing COP 21 Deal
Prakash Javadekar, Environment Minister will be leaving for New York to ratify the Paris COP 21 Global Climate Change on Tuesday. India to raise WTO rule at UN while signing COP 21 deal against Indian Domestic Solar Mission on Climate change, ‘’ we are giving space to our local manufactures here and ruling would affect them, we will take it up’’ added by Javadekar after releasing a document titled ‘’ India’s action on climate change after Paris agreement on Monday.
Paris Agreement on Climate Change
India and other 130 countries would ratify the Paris agreement signing ceremony at UN headquarters in New York on April 22. Environment minister, Javadekar will be leaving on Wednesday and will attend the major Economies Forum on April 23 and 24.
Adoption of the Paris agreement on climate change was welcomed on April 7, along with Brazil, South Africa and China at 21st Conference of Parties (COP-21) last year in December.
China had extended its support to New Delhi against WTO ruling, who is eyeing Indian solar system. On February 24 WTO ruled against India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National solar Mission considering efforts of indigenous production of solar cell violated WTO rule which came on 2013 filed by US.
India appealed against WTO claim that laws required promote sustainable development, when US said India violated domestic requirement (DCR) rules.
India’s Solar Energy Programme.
India’s solar energy programme is considered to be the world’s largest and fastest renewable energy programmes scaling up its target to produce solar energy by pushing 20,000 megawatts of solar electricity generation to 1 lakh megawatts by 2022. Minister, also said upon development of nation and declare enhanced action plan for second period of Kyoto Protocol and Mobilizing $ 100 billion toward climate change.
UN climate change conference Paris COP 21 legally binding global change, which is adopted by 195 countries first universal. Agreement set to be global action plan to put world on track to avoid climate change.