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India unveils plan to cut rate of greenhouse gas emissions

It will also boost its production of solar, hydropower and wind energy

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CLEARING THE AIR: Environmental advocates say that if India, the world's third largest carbon polluter, commits itself to renewable energy, it could be on track to lower carbon emissions in the long run.

New Delhi

UNDER growing pressure to join in an international accord to battle climate change, India on Thursday announced its long-term plan to lower its rate of planet-warming greenhouse gas pollution and to aggressively ramp up its production of solar, hydropower and wind energy.