“India is among the countries that would be the most seriously impacted by the consequences of climate change. We need to develop ways and means to reduce our carbon footprint through technological innovation,” he said.
The prime minister said more than 50 per cent of power in the country came from coal-based generation, which is a major emitter of greenhouse gases. Speaking at the inauguration of two Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) projects in Chennai, Dr. Manmohan Singh said, “Today, climate change has become an urgent concern across the globe. – The Hindu