Lifestyle, Climate Justice
Mr Javadekar also said that though India is not part of the problem, it wants to be part of the solution. Our historical cumulative emission as of now is below 3 per cent. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also made a strong pitch for a positive agenda to tackle climate change and appealed that “the current climate of negativism is not a useful factor as we approach COP21 in Paris.”
The Pope in his address to the UNGA and Congress talked about historical responsibility, equity and principles of polluter to pay, precautionary approach and CBDR. He advised rich countries not to destroy poor ones as earth is getting warmer. The developed world must take moral responsibility for the state of the world today. Pope also said that the huge consumption of developed world has repercussions on the developing world.