EU congratulates India on climate ambitions

STORY: After a tree planting ceremony in Gurugram Haryana, she spoke to members and students of The Energy Resources Institute, (TERI) which specializes in energy and sustainable development, about how much the EU and India had in common, including the damage caused by climate change.

India, the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to cut emissions and have clean energy account for at least 40 percent of its installed capacity by 2030, up from 21.4 percent now, while looking to manage its energy appetite as its population becomes more prosperous.

Von der Leyen is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (April 25) local media reports the two leaders are expected to talk on regional security, trade, and climate change.

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