There is so much at stake, and so much opportunity for serious action within the EU-block. All we know for sure is that there’s now an empty seat at the grown-ups table, and there is little reassurance that all these environmental hallmarks of the last 30 years will stay around in the UK of tomorrow.
Maybe it was the record hellacious temperature readings in Phalodi, India? Maybe it’s the fact that 256 districts in the world’s largest democracy are coming face to face with droughts? Maybe it was something President Obama said this during President Modi’s three-day visit? Or maybe, it’s the opportunity to be a part of something that hopes to deter dangerous climate change for future generations. For whatever reason or combination of reasons, President Modi of India has stated today that India is very likely to join the Paris Agreement this year. Not only is this good news for India, it’s great news for our planet and all her inhabitants.