India’s CO2 emissions falls for the 1st time in four decades: Carbon Brief

India’s CO2 emissions falls for the 1st time in four decades: Carbon Brief
  • According to analysis by the environmentalwebsite, Carbon Brief, India’s Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by 30 metric tones (1.4%) in the fiscal year ending March, which is the first annual decline in four decades. Furthermore emission fell by 15% during the month of March and is likely to fall by 30% in April.
  • Fall of contribution- By an economic slowdown, the growth of the country’s use of renewable energy and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The analysis is done by Lauri Myllyvirta and Sunil Dahiya of Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA).
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