Boris Johnson praises Modi for India's climate ambitions at COP26

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the outcome of the at COP26 is not enough.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson attend the World Leaders' Summit on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow. (AP / File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson attend the World Leaders' Summit on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow. (AP / File photo)
Published on Nov 15, 2021 11:30 PM IST
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's climate ambition and initiatives at just-concluded UN climate conference COP26.

"India came up with some really impressive stuff on decarbonizing their power sector, decarbonizing their economy by 2030. The actual commitments, the solid commitments that India made are real," Johnson said at COP26, adding, “Narendra Modi is actually producing on his One Sun One Grid One World.”

Around 200 participating countries adopted the Glasgow Climate Pact at the end of the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, or COP26, is not enough.

"The approved texts are a compromise. They reflect the interests, the conditions, the contradictions and the state of political will in the world today. They take important steps. But unfortunately, the collective political will was not enough to overcome some deep contradictions," he said in a statement at the conclusion of COP26.

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