Paris Climate Agreement
He said that the United States accounts for less than 15 per cent of carbon emissions while the rest of the world accounts for 85 per cent.
Javadekar made the remarks during a speech after a meeting with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French Embassy.
The Paris accord committed the US and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels.
His first executive order was launching his 100-day masking challenge, asking Americans to mask up for 100 days.
Biden's first presidential actions would also include sending a comprehensive bill on immigration to the Congress, incoming White House officials said.
Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar said that climate change is not an overnight phenomenon and it has taken shape in the last 100 years.
In 2017, Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, saying the international deal to keep global temperatures rises below 2 degree Celsius was disadvantageous to US workers.
The study is the first to quantify how much sea level would rise from the carbon emissions pledged under the Paris agreement
The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance, signed in 2016.
Scrapping the system was "disappointing", said Stephen Hagen, a senior scientist at Applied GeoSolutions in New Hampshire.
Trump wants to work with France and other countries on technology and policy innovations that balance this need for both protecting the environment and for economic growth.
Washington: The US has informed the UN that it will withdraw from the historic 2015 Paris climate agreement but would still take part in...
Donald Trump said his administration will begin negotiations to reenter either the Paris Accord or an entirely new pact on terms that are fair to the United States.
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