Climate politics in India: three narratives

in Handbook of Climate Change and India
Edited by Navroz K Dubash

A domestic politics around climate change is gradually emerging in India, albeit with a distinctly dual nature. Much of Indian climate politics continues to be focused on climate change as a foreign policy concern, and centred on global climate negotiations. At the same time, there is an emergent discussion tentatively exploring Indian domestic policy in a changing climate context, but located within a larger emphasis on development. Finally, there is some discussion on whether and how the two should be linked.