India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on TrumpIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed Saturday to go “above and beyond” the Paris Agreement on climate change, as he met French President Emmanuel Macron following the controversial US decision to quit the deal. Two days after US President Donald Trump sensationally announced plans to withdraw from the pact on curbing carbon emissions Modi said India would “continue working… above and beyond the Paris accord”, calling it “part of the world’s shared heritage”. Macron said his discussions with the leader of the world’s fastest-growing major economy had focussed mainly on the environment.



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