In the wake of the ground-breaking deal on reducing emissions signed earlier this week between the US and China, a top UK official today said that her country wants to "see India there in the lead, showing direction" on climate change issues.
New Delhi: India was Friday not too impressed by the "mutual" climate deal reached between the US and China, saying it was "not so ambitious" but welcomed the American decision to cut carbon emissions with immediate effect as a "good beginning" in dealing with climate change.
After this week`s carbon deal between the United States and China, No. 3 emitter India faces growing pressure to devise a clear strategy and step out of China`s shadow during pivotal global climate talks.
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, one of the nations worst-hit by global warming, said she was satisfied with the Copenhagen summit`s outcome, and hoped rows over thorny issues would be ironed out soon.
US President Barack Obama left
for Copenhagen Thursday night to attend the summit on climate
change, hoping that the meeting of the key world leaders in
the last phase of negotiations would be able to seal the deal.