In the Paris Agreement, there is no difference between developing and industrialized countries. The Kyoto Protocol distinguishes between developed and developing countries by designating them as Schedule 1 and non-Schedule 1 countries. 1. Climate Change Agreement – The Kyoto Protocol Currently, 195 UNFCCC members have signed it. However, US President Donald Trump has announced his intention to withdraw from the agreement by November 2020. Shri Javadekar said the Paris Agreement was a solemn promise from the international community to seven billion people that we will work together to mitigate the challenges of climate change. He added that the Paris agreement outlines the roadmap to achieve this goal. He also said that the Paris agreement was a more durable and ambitious agreement and assured that the international community would come together to provide better land for future generations. The Minister stated that the agreement maintained the differentiation between the thinking measures of industrialized and developing countries. The Minister also stated that the agreement was based on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He stressed that all of the principles set out in the IMNFCCC were enshrined in the agreement.
Shri Javadekar said the Paris agreement recognized the development constraints of developing countries. He said the agreement recognized the right of developing countries to develop and their efforts to harmonize development with the environment, while protecting the interests of the most vulnerable. After their departure, the United States will be the only country to remain outside the global protocol. Syria and Nicaragua, the last remaining countries to abstain, also became signatories in 2017. Under the Paris Agreement, contracting parties have the right to include emission reductions in any country other than their NDCs, in accordance with the carbon trading and accounting system. The Paris Agreement will be signed in 2016 by the signatories of the UNFCCC 195. The agreement aims to reduce and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Paris Agreement was an agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which deals with reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Minister of State Shri Prakash Javadekar today reaffirmed that the Paris Agreement is a legally binding agreement covering all developing and developing countries, with the aim of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change. In his speech at a press conference today, the Minister said that India`s presence at COP 21 was strongly felt and that India`s views were being heard and taken into account in the Paris agreement. “We have been proactive, positive and friendly,” added Shri Javadekar.
The minister also said that the concepts of climate justice and sustainable living style proposed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi have been incorporated into the Paris agreement.