Watch | Wide Angle: Will the International Solar Alliance Give OPEC a Run for Its Money?
Maya Mirchandani speaks to French environment minister Brune Poirson about the International Solar Alliance meeting that was co-chaired by India and France this week and the need for renewable energy.
In this episode of ‘Wide Angle’, Maya Mirchandani speaks to French environment minister Brune Poirson about the International Solar Alliance assembly session that was co-chaired by India and France this week.
Poirson and Mirchandani discuss the challenges of climate change and the need for renewable energy, looking in particular at the role France hopes to play in providing affordable solar energy to people.
More so, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Solar Alliance will give OPEC a run for its money, but is solar energy too ambitious a project given the costs and space needed for solar power generation?
How effective can these measures be in the of the US withdrawing from the Paris Agreement?