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Making an intervention at the "Ministerial High-Level Roundtable on Pre-2030 Ambition", Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said the developed countries must take the lead in raising ambitions as the bulk of finance and technology is available with them.
Officials said India will counter any effort to classify loans as climate finance.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday reversed an earlier decision not to attend the U.N. climate summit in Egypt.
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India said this while giving a presentation on its third Biennial Update Report (BUR) during the 11th Facilitative Sharing of Views (FSV) at the ongoing COP26 climate summit.
India also expects the developed world to make $1 trillion available for climate finance as soon as possible, Modi said.
Modi, who is here at the invitation of his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi to attend the G20 summit, was accompanied by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his meeting with Sanchez.
Jennifer Morgan, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, said that the G20 Summit's communique was ''weak and lacked ambition and vision''.
The final document says current national plans on how to curb emissions will have to be strengthened "if necessary" and makes no specific reference to 2050 as a date to achieve net zero carbon emissions.
The new Green Grids Initiative, to be launched at COP26 on Tuesday, will mark a merging of flagship interconnection initiatives from India and the UK as part of their bilateral cooperation.
India, the world's third biggest emitter, has yet to follow China, the U.S. and the European Union in setting a target for reaching net zero emissions. Negotiators are hoping India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce such a goal in Glasgow.
The White House said Biden will lay out a compromise outline of legislation pouring $1.75 trillion into education, childcare, clean energy and other social services.
India is the world's third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, and Modi's participation at the COP26, beginning later this month, was considered critical amid uncertainty over whether Chinese President Xi Jinping would attend.
Claire Perry O'Neill, a former energy minister who since last summer had been leading the team running the summit, known as COP26, said she was "very sad" at the news and appeared to question the government's level of preparedness.
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More than 36 hours after the negotiations were due to end, delegates were close to agreement on contentious issues, including how ambitious each nation is in its individual plan to fight climate change.
While many countries are sending ministers or even national leaders to the talks, the US and Britain are among the countries that will be represented only by bureaucrats.
Organisers said the event was the biggest climate march ever in Belgium, with 65,000 protesters braving steady drizzle.
India also termed as "disappointing" the issue of finance, saying while developed countries failed to fulfil their obligations, they are also trying to "shift" their responsibility to developing nations. India said that there was no indication of scaling of finance by the developed nations nor was there any roadmap.
Pakistan is co-hosting a ministerial-level conference on December 9 to discuss regional cooperation on Afghanistan and officials of about 27 countries are expected to attend it.
These are the numbers climate negotiators from 190 countries must struggle with between November 30 and December 11, 2015, in Paris, if the world is to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures, a level that, scientists say, is a red line.
The plan will be presented at COP21, the 12-day UN climate summit that opens Monday in Paris.