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Climate change fight will be central to India's G-20 presidency

New Delhi to promote lifestyle changes and technology sharing

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the COP26 Summit in Glasgow in November 2021: He declared a goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2070.   © AP

Nandakumar Janardhanan is research manager for climate and energy, and South Asia regional coordinator at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in Hayama, Japan. Kentaro Tamura is the institute's program director for climate and energy.

As India prepares to assume the presidency of the Group of 20 after the upcoming leaders' summit in Bali and the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Egypt, New Delhi is facing many questions about its environmental commitments and intentions.

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