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Centre plans 25 per cent greenhouse gas emission cut by 2020: Minister

India would produce 175 gigawatt electricity through different sources of green energy by 2020, out of which 100 gigawatt would be solar energy.

PATNA: Emission of greenhouse gases that lead to global warming and climate change would be reduced by 20-25% in India by 2020 and 33-35% by 2030, Union minister for environment, forest and climate change Harsh Vardhan said. He also claimed that the Centre has targeted to make contribution of clean energy in total energy production in the country up to 40% by 2030. “Though India’s average greenhouse gas emission is less than one-third of the corresponding global figures, the