IN­DIA RAT­I­FIES PARIS CLI­MATE CHANGE PACT

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NEW DELHI: In­dia, the world’s third big­gest car­bon emit­ter, rat­i­fied the Paris agree­ment on cli­mate change Sun­day on the birth­day of its as­cetic in­de­pen­dence leader Ma­hatma Gandhi. With a 1.3 bil­lion pop­u­la­tion, it is the lat­est big pol­luter to for­mally sign onto the his­toric ac­cord which now takes a ma­jor step to­wards be­com­ing re­al­ity. En­vi­ron­ment min­is­ter Anil Mad­hav Dave tweeted: “Great push to global ac­tions to ad­dress cli­mate change.” – AFP

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