„Given the difficult economic and geopolitical outlook, China is considering its climate options,“ Li Shuo, head of energy and climate at Greenpeace China, told Climate Home News, adding that the Beijing document left „a lot of leeway to decide to double the climate targets in 2020.“ The French Court found the climate activists stole portraits of Macron In distress The summit was personally summoned by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to show political leaders their willingness to increase their climate plans and deepen the decarbonization of their economies. Yet in separate statements released on Tuesday, the world`s first and fourth emitters are forcing rich countries to meet their commitments to mobilize $100 billion a year for developing countries by 2020 to deal with the effects of climate change. This week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a visit to Berlin and said the failure to combat climate change was a „moral criminal act.“ „The Paris Agreement was America`s second, third or fourth approach. China and India had no commitments under the agreement until 2030. — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, interview on Fox and Friends, April 13, 2017 The United States is the world`s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases and pledged to cut emissions by 26% by 2025 to 28% below 2005 levels. The country`s withdrawal will have a big influence on the agreement`s goal of keeping global warming within two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of what it was in pre-industrial periods, experts say. G. Ananthakrishnan, „China, Russia, Venezuela and the Arab States support the Paris Agreement,“ The Hindu, December 13, 2015, . Developed countries have pledged $100 billion a year to help developing countries reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The agreement does not specify the amount of subsidies to developing countries. India, however, has estimated a financial need for „at least 2,500 billion“ aid by 2030 to meet its targets.   Instead, India stated that it would be „better placed“ to „properly recalibrate its climate plan through further review and improvement“ in 2023, if the next global assessment of ambition improvement is to take place.
China and India have asked rich countries for financial assistance to increase their climate plans, with leaders ready to meet at a UN summit in New York. Article 10 of the agreement stipulates that developed countries make „Upport, including financial support“ available to developing countries for technology development and transfer.  „We don`t deal with climate change because someone told us it was an article of faith for this government,“ Goyal said. „Unfortunately, the developed world is not showing the same commitment to deliver on its promises, which could help accelerate the clean energy revolution.“ NEW DELHI – As the United States withdraws from its commitment to combating climate change, the world`s other two biggest polluters – India and China – are sounding the alarm. But neither country is able to fill the void left by U.S. leaders or pay the bill.