John Kerry likely to visit India next month, will further India-US partnership on clean energy
India said it is committed to working with the US on Clean energy
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry is likely to visit India next month to further India-US partnership on Clean Energy.
The visit, the second by Kerry since his appointment by US President Joe Biden, will be significant, coming ahead of the UN Climate Change negotiations (COP 26) in November.
The Indian government announced Kerry's likely visit in September after Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav's telephonic call with him on Tuesday.
During the discussion, India and the USA agreed to increase constructive engagement on climate actions.
According to an official statement, Yadav said India was committed to working the US on Clean energy.
The two sides discussed Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) Track under India-US Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership, and other related issues during the call.
Both sides agreed that India and the USA, will increase constructive engagement under this partnership.
According to an official release, the Environment Minister stated that these platforms provide greater opportunities for working together for climate actions and emphasized that India stands committed to working with the US on Clean Energy.
Kerry referred to the launch of Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD), as a part of the India-U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership (Agenda 2030 Partnership) to enhance actions in the current decade to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.