What Does It Mean for India?
India’s net-zero goal by 2070 and the promise of reducing carbon intensity of its economy to less than 45 per cent by 2030 sets new terms of growth for the country’s transportation sector. This, combined with India’s signing of the declaration on 100 per cent transition to zero-emission vehicles by 2030-40 at the 26th Conference of Parties in Glasgow-with special focus on two - and three-wheelers-foreshadows more disruptive and transformative changes in the sector.
The full force of this change needs to unfold within this decade. But is India really prepared to walk the talk?