On the eve of Gandhi's birthday regarded by India as the father of their nation and an ardent supporter of sustainable development the government submitted its UN pledge. India plans to cut its emissions intensity by 33 35% by 2030 from a 2005 baseline while increasing its percentage of power generating capacity from non fossil fuels to 40%.Globally India's announcement marks a major milestone in the run up to the UN Climate Conference in December. As the world's third largest carbon emitting country it is the last major economy to submit a pledge. Over 140 countries have made pledges covering 80% of global CO2 energy related emissions. Wood Mackenzie looks at India's announcement and what it could mean for the global energy industry.