Progress in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana brings India one step closer to meeting its energy intensity targets under the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015 . As India celebrates its heritage and achievements on the 70th Independence Day, we should look toward increasing our energy independence in the future. More states should join Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in leading the way and taking a step toward energy independence by implementing the ECBC. State-level leadership can accelerate energy-efficient cities across India and with it, India’s energy future.
I see that child who lay upon her bosom and who bore my name, a man winning his way up in that path of life which once was mine. I see him winning it so well, that my name is made illustrious there by the light of his. I see the blots I threw upon it, faded away. I see him, fore-most of just judges and honoured men, bringing a boy of my name, with a forehead that I know and golden hair, to this place—then fair to look upon, with not a trace of this day's disfigurement—and I hear him tell the child my story, with a tender and a faltering voice.