How did the COP26 climate deal go down in India?

by News Update

A historic climate deal was reached at COP26 but it was overshadowed by a last-minute concession on cutting global reliance on coal.

A highly contested fossil fuel statement made it through to the final pact, but was watered down at the last minute as India forced through a re-wording of “phase-out” to “phase down”.

Sky’s Katerina Vittozzi has been finding out what people in the city of Chennai make of the final agreement.

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21 comments

Michael Vreeland November 14, 2021 - 11:45 PM

If it’s that bad we should end all sports. They fly in own planes. Plus, don’t these sports people make sooo much money. Dems let’s see what happens. Say your going to end sports. If it’s that bad.

Cristina Lexy Reef Tank November 14, 2021 - 11:46 PM

Curry&rice🍚🍲😋

PSC4 Musique November 14, 2021 - 11:51 PM

To COP26 “No Future and no jobs on a dead planet !” Time to act & No time to lose –  from France the song:-«TIME!» https://youtu.be/64Tyt08Ky30

Vaibhavkumar Birajdar November 15, 2021 - 12:06 AM

They're millions poor population depend upon coal our colonial ex masters needs to understand that or help s with some money to shift them to other work from mining

AddForm November 15, 2021 - 12:14 AM

Who would have thought that the planet wouldn't accommodate Capitalism :P

Abhishek Sharma November 15, 2021 - 12:32 AM

Why is not anyone talking about climate finance???

Jesus H Christ November 15, 2021 - 1:20 AM

Cut all funding to india and china…..
Asking for handouts – yet, they have a space program…? jesus christ……

Kim Welch November 15, 2021 - 1:20 AM

Without coal, people will starve today. With coal, many more people will starve tomorrow. The morality of short term mitigation is questionable. However, all politics is physically and temporally local.

Govind r November 15, 2021 - 1:44 AM

Most damage is done by Greta Thunberg's private jet !😂😂

Parmar Jigar November 15, 2021 - 1:55 AM

Coal is cheap😂😂

Serving It Cold November 15, 2021 - 2:04 AM

Oh wow, the clever ‘developed’ f**ks made India a scapegoat.. what a sham

THATMOFODIRT November 15, 2021 - 3:55 AM

FU YouTube for removing the dislike counter. Im going to dislike even harder. 👎

Nigel Lush November 15, 2021 - 4:52 AM

Like a lead balloon 😂🎈

Pavan Barhate November 15, 2021 - 10:07 AM

Don't blame India,when the Industrial revolution takes place we were not part of that,so we will not cut our coal uses

Animesh Skr November 15, 2021 - 11:49 AM

Damm what about Devloped nations ? They took the majority shares by emitting coal burnt gases but when time came to responsibility, all are equal?
Let's just be true…this whole idea of climate conference draft is just unfair for developing nations .
Devloped nations needed someone else to blame and they will still continue…

daddymulk November 15, 2021 - 1:45 PM

https://youtu.be/IVp0y7kCTEQ
Laura Tobin ON GMB telling us they can Manipulate the Rain Weather Whoose controlling the Jet Stream these days? is the Real Question! As that's what controls the Extreme Weather HAARP

daddymulk November 15, 2021 - 1:48 PM

Just announced new cameras In Uk to "Help Woman On Nights Out Feel Safe" just as IC KE says, they make out its for good. Yeah right, getting rid of police wasn't a money issue years back its to cause rise in crime so they can bring in new technology to control us all

A Josh November 15, 2021 - 1:58 PM

Per capita cumulative emissions of India is just 60 whereas UK is 1100. Still UK media is making India the scapegoat. Thieves lecturing the COP (Sherrif)

AG 2021 November 15, 2021 - 3:39 PM

India’s only significant energy resource is coal, unlike Western nations we have little access to oil or gas. To phase out coal is asking us to immediately move towards renewables, now. We have invested in green energy well beyond our means, but such an ask is uncalled for, and cannot be accommodated. Besides, we committed to become net carbon by 2070, how we manage that is no-ones business, particularly considering our per capita emissions are amongst the lowest for any large economy.

Bhaskar Jyoti Dutta November 15, 2021 - 5:32 PM

It is sad that the summit didn't work out but it's also not right to blame the Indian state .

Debabrata Sahoo November 15, 2021 - 10:35 PM

Black market of coal scam is not controll properly in India this is the important and challenging for govt of India