Friday, January 28, 2022

BRICS Environment Ministers adopt New Delhi Statement aimed at furthering spirit of cooperation in environment among BRICS Nations

The BRICS Environment Ministers have adopted the New Delhi Statement which is aimed at furthering the spirit of cooperation for continuity, consolidation and consensus in the environment among the BRICS Nations.

The 7th meeting of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Environment Ministerial was held virtually yesterday. During the meeting, India stressed on the need for taking concrete collective global actions against the global environment and climate challenge. Chairing the meeting, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Bhupender Yadav said, India gives great importance to BRICS and emphasized that BRICS countries can play a very significant role in addressing the contemporary global challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss, air pollution and marine plastic litter.

He informed the BRICS Ministerial that under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi how India is today leading by example by taking several robust steps in the field of renewable energy, sustainable habitats, creation of carbon sinks through additional forest and tree cover, transition to sustainable transport and e-mobility.

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