for more commitment from the one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters.
"Our vision is to make India’s economic development energy efficient," prime minister Manmohan Singh was quoted as saying. "Our people have a right to economic and social development and to discard the ignominy of widespread poverty."
The plan centres on eight key areas: solar energy; energy efficiency; sustainable habitats; water conservation; sustaining the Himalayan
ecosystem; a large-scale tree-planting programme; sustainable agriculture; and creating a knowledge platform on climate change.
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