Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed climate change and the use of ‘clean energy’ with the former ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman on Nat Geo’s “Years of Living Dangerously”. Modi talked about India’s vision and the role it aims to play to fight the global issue of climate change. Prime Minister Modi, said that if the world helped him with technology and resources, he would be the first to completely switch to clean energy.
Letterman, 69, who had retired from TV in May 2015, was roped in by the Emmy award winning tv series by Nat Geo as the producers felt that he was invested in the cause. Letterman, in a promo for the show, said that he had nothing, but questions for the Indian Prime Minister. The interview with Narendra Modi will be the first episode of many in which Letterman is to meet other important government officials and travelling to rural areas of the country where 300 million people live without power.
The aim of the show is to find out whether India would continue using non-renewable sources of energy or shift to a cleaner source and how it plans to do so. The show, which is a documentary series “Years of Living Dangerously”, which is to go on air on National Geographic at 10 pm on Saturday. Prime Minister Modi’s interview with Letterman will be aired on Sunday morning.