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Is Prime Minister Modi Doing Enough on Climate Change?

Al Gore is a world-renowned climate activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and former vice-president of the United States. Here is what he told Brut India about Prime Minister Modi's efforts on climate change.

08/08/2019 12:18 PMupdated: 08/08/2019 1:32 PM
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  • Azhar A.
    08/08/2019 12:24

    Bhai climate nahi tu change ho gaya hai😎😎😎

  • Dheeraj D.
    08/08/2019 12:25

    Brut India learns quickly from its mistakes..good going..😀

  • Kedar S.
    08/08/2019 12:26

    🚩#Sanghi Al Gore 😠

  • Abhimanyu P.
    08/08/2019 12:32

    May be he is unaware of modiji’s #climate_change_theory & #cloud_radar_theory..😜😜😜 Otherwise he wouldn’t have dared..!!

  • Premal G.
    08/08/2019 12:36

    He doesn't know our Modi. According to Modi there's nothing like climate change. Only our capacity to bear the atmosphere changed. He said this when a student asked about climate change to our PM.

  • Climate C.
    08/08/2019 12:51

    Well, the youth has kind of moved past a lot of things that Al Gore is calling good Climate Action. Sure India is changing its energy use in line with it's commitments to the Paris Treaty. But what the youth is now calling for - in line with the science we now have - is for a total overhaul of our economic systems. Something that is directly out of sync with our current outlook of progress and development. Will India stop expanding it's aviation industry? (one of the leading sources of greenhouse gases) Will we stop all of shipping and thus our exports? Will we stop cutting down forests in the name of development and for building new infrastructure? (India still has now idea yet how it is going to meet it's Paris Treaty goal on this account i.e. to create additional carbon sink) There are hundreds of products - made using Fossil Fuels - from steel to tyres to medicines to cosmetics to ink to detergents to plastics to mobile phones to synthetic fabrics to eyeglasses! That is how deep our addiction runs - how much of our modern industry (i.e. jobs) depend on them. But no matter how we view them - We are running out of time! The global carbon budget will expire within eight years to reverse catastrophic Climate Change. The Green energy revolution is still a myth as the gap between the share of Fossil Fuels in global energy continues to outstrip that of green energy with Fossil Fuel use itself being on the highest amount it has ever been. The Paris treaty laid its trust in technologies and processes that either don't exist or are currently infeasible or are just going to contribute to further degradation of our Climate Reality (going by the IPCC report released today). Furthermore, The Paris Treaty has been found to be extremely conservative with the Scientific predictions it has made. The models used in it do not take into account various things - from carbon feedback loops to tipping points. And we are already witnessing those tipping points staring at us and those feedback loops getting more profound. Permafrost is thawing 72 years before it was predicted to. Arctic Glaciers are melting twice as fast as originally thought and on and on it goes. Since the Treaty was signed in 2016, we have new evidence that suggests that we need to completely re-evaluate the predictions originally made - with a possibility that the time-frames the world agreed upon are actually perhaps 40% smaller than we thought them to be in 2015-2016. Yes, India might be doing more (and probably is, as far as 2 of its 3 main Climate Goals go) than other nations, but without completely transforming our understanding of progress and without overhauling our fossil-fuel addicted modern lifestyles and economies - there is going to be no progress! Climate Collapse or Climate Revolution - one way or the other, Human Civilization as it stands now cannot continue.

  • Vinay G.
    08/08/2019 12:52

    Recently he given nod to clear one big forest in Andhra Pradesh for uranium reserves...wah wah wah....wat a policy for climate Change

  • Anwar A.
    08/08/2019 13:00

    "the climate is not changing. We are changing"

  • Dipam P.
    08/08/2019 13:01

    Brut's sound and wave is changing as wind😂😂😂😂

  • Sudhakar
    08/08/2019 13:14

    Watha ollu pundaigala He literally allowed one lakh plus hectares of forest land to be destroyed for Adani's coal It's like doing two wrongs at same time Funny media

  • Arunendu R.
    08/08/2019 13:17

    Valuable ! Let our young force come forward and join the movement against climate change !

  • Dinesh P.
    08/08/2019 14:03

    Chutiye brut, this post still doesn't make you a saint..you Anti India SOB.

  • Ashraf H.
    08/08/2019 14:18

    And what about illegal contract with Adani of forest deforestaion to make him profit.

  • Queeni D.
    08/08/2019 14:50

    Another new million dollar project on solar to adani or Ambani and close coal projects and put thousands of workers as jobless?

  • Mohit K.
    08/08/2019 15:54

    Dramatic like gas out of gutter 🤔

  • Pinky C.
    08/08/2019 16:15

    He has been asked by someone who knows him to give this interview u can make out the way he is speaking

  • Ramesh M.
    08/08/2019 16:33

    Thanks

  • Pawan U.
    08/08/2019 16:38

    मोदी है ना

  • Sachin K.
    08/08/2019 17:41

    Ye sangh ka admi he .... :D

  • Yadu V.
    08/08/2019 18:18

    USA is top reason for global warming War Industrial revolution Dirty politics for Oil and resource If they shut there mouth world is peace full 🕊🕊🕊🕊