India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

October 2, 2016 10:05 AM

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NEW DELHI – An Indian official says the country will ratify the Paris climate change agreement at the United Nations on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet had given its approval Wednesday to ratify the Paris agreement on Oct. 2, coinciding with the birth anniversary of India's independence leader Mohandas Gandhi, who believed in a minimum carbon footprint.

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