The Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on November 27, 2020 virtually launched ‘India Climate Change Knowledge Portal’.
While addressing the event he stated that India has practically achieved its pre-2020 climate change targets with regard to climate change actions after the Paris Agreement. He added that even though India is not responsible for climate change but it will take responsible action to mitigate the challenge.
During the virtual launch of the event, the union minister demanded that other nations mist also commit to the advance commitments of Kyoto Protocol which are not being followed by the countries.
While expressing happiness over the launch of web portal, Mr. Javadekar informed that portal will be a single point information source. It will provide information on various climate initiatives that are taken by various line of ministries. It will enable users to access the updated status on these initiatives.