Env ministry official had spoken about fall in global carbon dioxide emissions: Govt clarifies

The environment ministry on Friday said that in a virtual session organised by the PHD Chamber, one of its senior official had spoken about the predicted fall in global carbon dioxide emission due to the COVID-19 situation

. During the virtual session organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry earlier this week on ‘Paradigm Shift in Business Sustainability – Strategies to Meet the Challenges in the post COVID-19 scenario’, Sujit Kumar Bajpayee, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, was quoted by the PHD Chamber as saying that due to the lockdown, carbon dioxide emissions are predicted to fall down by eight per cent”.

The ministry, while clarifying, said that the official was not just talking about India’s carbon dioxide emission.

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