By 2030, India’s goal is a renewable energy capacity of 450 GW. India is saving 38 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year by promoting LED lights. By 2030, India will restore 26 million hectares of degraded land.
♦ The Dutch government hosted the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) on January 25, 2021. The summit is held online and is called “CAS Online”.
♦ This summit was established on the basis of the UN Climate Action Summit. The summit also demonstrated the climate emergency and groundbreaking solutions to maintain momentum through UNFCCC’s COP26.
♦ CAS will help take action and inspire change to help society rebuild better. The organizers of the summit also called for a large amount of new funding for agricultural research. They have also expanded access to farmer advisory services, risk management and financial services.
♦ The summit is organized to achieve the transition necessary for a climate-resilient world. The focus of the summit is to secure new investments to ensure that millions of small farmers can adapt to the effects of climate on food production.
♦ India has pledged to provide clean cooking fuel to 80 million rural households during the summit. It also promised to connect 64 million homes with tap water.
♦ The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference is also called COP26. This is the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will be held in Glasgow, Scotland from November 1st to 12th, 2021. Britain will host the summit.