High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development


Shuting Ling

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Sustainable Energy

Both the new Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Change Accord were recent and game-changing achievements towards ensuring a better world for following generations of mankind. They brought to the forefront the different dimensions of sustainability, as well as its challenges and opportunities; making energy clean and efficient is one of these important dimensions.

Since our current Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, India has launched various initiatives for cleantech. At the Paris summit, Prime Minister Modi declared the International Solar Alliance, which comprises 120 countries determined to harness solar energy. Accordingly, India pursues ambitious targets for sustainable energy: We aim at installing...