Quickly after US Particular Presidential Envoy for Local weather, John Kerry, known as on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PM introduced on Wednesday that the 2 international locations can collaborate on a 2030 agenda to facilitate inexpensive entry to inexperienced applied sciences and the requisite financing.
“Had a superb dialogue with the US Particular Presidential Envoy for Local [email protected] His ardour and dedication to expedite local weather motion are commendable. With our complementary strengths, India and US can creatively collaborate on a 2030 agenda for clear and inexperienced applied sciences within the service of the planet @JohnKerry,” he tweeted.
Kerry additionally briefed the PM in regards to the upcoming Leaders’ Summit on Local weather, known as by President Biden, scheduled for 22-23 April 2021.
Based on an announcement launched by the ministry of exterior affairs, through the assembly, PM Modi famous that India is dedicated to assembly its nationally decided contributions (NDCs) below the Paris Settlement and that it was among the many few international locations on monitor to fulfill these commitments.
Kerry stated the US would help India’s local weather plans by facilitating inexpensive entry to inexperienced applied sciences and requisite finance. The PM has agreed that cooperation between India and the US, notably on financing innovation and sooner deployment of inexperienced applied sciences, would have a constructive demonstration impact on different international locations, it added.
Earlier within the day, Kerry met Dharmendra Pradhan, minister of petroleum, pure fuel and metal. “Had a productive assembly with Mr John Kerry on collaborating on know-how and finance to additional develop mutually useful low-carbon pathways in quick rising India’s power market, together with in fuel, renewable power, biofuels and in hydrogen…,” Pradhan tweeted.
Kerry additionally met Union atmosphere minister Prakash Javadekar and finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In a tweet, Sitharaman harassed on the necessity for evaluation of the 100-billion-dollar dedication from developed nations to growing ones and underscored the necessity to improve monetary flows to growing international locations past $100 billion, below the Paris Settlement, to strengthen local weather motion.