The move puts the historic climate change pact on the brink of activation
Sixty-two countries have now joined the plan. Together, they account for about 52 percent of global emissions, which is a little short of the 55 percent threshold to make the agreement binding.
India, the world's third biggest carbon emitter, ratified the Paris agreement on climate change on Sunday at the United Nations in New York, the country's environment minister said. "India deposited its Instrument of Ratification of...
India, which accounts for about 4.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, ratified the Paris climate change agreement Sunday at the United Nations, officials said.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change on Sunday, taking the global pact a step nearer its enactment.