Growth in China and India growth ‘force climate action’

Soaring energy demand in China and India present an urgent challenge to the world to restrict global warming, the International Energy Agency warned on Wednesday.

The IEA’s World Energy Outlook suggests keeping global climate change within safe limits may be out of reach, at least at an affordable price, Reuters reported.

"There has so far been more talk than action in most countries," the IEA reportedly said.

"The consequences for China, India, the OECD (industrialised nations) and the rest of the world of unfettered growth in global energy demand are, however, alarming."

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