U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that while respecting the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, emerging economies such as India, China, South Africa and Brazil should take necessary action to combat climate change.
After visiting a canal-top solar power project, he said the developed countries had caused much more impact on climate than the developing nations and they had different capacities to tackle impacts.
India was taking necessary action by projects such as the canal-top power project, a creative and impressive one which all developing countries should emulate.
He said climate finance was the most important aspect to make combating climate change a success.
India could play a vital role as one of the fastest growing economies.
He was catalysing funds into the Green Climate Fund, which had topped $10 billion last year.
He was optimistic about arriving at a new, robust climate treaty in Paris.