India: Show your Leadership on the Climate Crisis

As a regional power, India can be a critical leader on climate change.

What to know:

  • In the lead up to COP26, world leaders have a chance to make historic pledges to stop climate change.
  • India is the third largest carbon emitter in the world and is especially vulnerable to floods and heat waves.
  • If India commits to net-zero emissions, other countries in the region could follow suit — Let’s urge them to act.

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India is one of the largest global economies, and is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases despite being especially vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. Low lying coastal cities are prone to flooding and heatwaves are projected for major cities like Kolkata.

In order to stop an irreversible climate disaster, the world needs to rally together to keep global temperatures from rising beyond 1.5°C. For the world to prevent catastrophic warming, India needs to do its fair share which means committing to achieve net-zero emissions across all industries by 2050 with 2030 interim targets, and by ensuring a green recovery to COVID-19.  

Let’s show India’s Environment Minister that the world is counting on him to show India’s climate leadership. Sign your name in support of India committing to net-zero emissions by 2050 and a green recovery, and Global Citizen will deliver your messages directly.