18/11/2022 07:14 PM | Click to read full article
India is the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world. The world's second-most populated country is also one of the most affected by extreme weather. In August, the Indian government greenlighted plans to update some climate pledges from those committed under the 2015 Paris agreement. India's environment ministry gave the go-ahead for coal mine clearances to increase output to 50 percent, as an unprecedented heatwave engulfed the world's second-most populated nation in April.