Published on: December 15, 2021

UN DRAFT RESOLUTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

UN DRAFT RESOLUTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

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Grigny India votes against UN draft resolution on climate change

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  • Sponsored by Ireland and Niger
  • 12 UNSC members voting for it
  • India and Russia voted against and China abstaining.
  • Niger-holds the UNSC presidency for December
  • One of the objectives of the debate was to examine how terrorism and security risks could be linked to climate change
  • Aims to link UNSC to climate change
  • India argued that Security Council interventions on climate change will undermine the UNFCCC process, and provide disproportionate influence to a handful of developed countries on climate change decision-making.