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India’s commitments under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, which aims to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius relative to pre-industrial levels, include three quantifiable objectives.

By 2030, the country aims to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33% to 35%, ensure that renewable energy sources account for about 40% of its installed power capacity, and, through afforestation, create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent.

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