India boasts Asia’s largest solar park. The country knows it lacks resources and is working to reduce dependency on expensive energy imports like oil.
The development of renewable energy is setting new records, with solar power now becoming cheaper than energy from new coal or nuclear plants. China and other players in Asia are making serious inroads into the market.
In a major decision to fast-track India’s domestic nuclear power program, the government has approved a plan for 10 domestically-built heavy water reactors to meet the country's growing demand for energy.
Indian PM Modi said his country would uphold its commitment to the Paris climate agreement during his meeting with French President Macron. After Washington's withdrawal, India's support becomes crucial for the deal.
Former US vice president Al Gore is optimistic in the fight against climate change, despite Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Economic and moral arguments are winning, he said in Berlin.
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