US will facilitate access to green tech: John Kerry | India News

NEW DELHI: The US particular presidential envoy for local weather John Kerry on Wednesday referred to as on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and promised US assist to India’s local weather plans by facilitating inexpensive entry to inexperienced applied sciences.
The Prime Minister and Kerry mentioned points referring to the upcoming digital leaders’ summit, which is to be held on April 22-23, to galvanise international assist in the direction of ‘net-zero’ emission targets within the run as much as the 26th session of the UN local weather convention.
Modi, throughout the assembly, famous that India is dedicated to assembly its nationally decided contributions below the Paris Settlement and that it was among the many few international locations on monitor to fulfill these commitments.
“The Prime Minister agreed that cooperation between India and the US notably on financing innovation and quicker deployment of inexperienced applied sciences would have a optimistic demonstration impact on different international locations,” mentioned a press release from the PMO.
Discussions centred on forthcoming local weather leaders’ summit in addition to local weather points within the context of COP26,” tweeted MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on the Modi-Kerry assembly.
Kerry had on Tuesday held separate conferences with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar and surroundings minister Prakash Javadekar with a concentrate on elevating local weather ambition by revising country-specific local weather motion targets below the Paris deal.
After concluding his first day of assembly with Indian leaders, Kerry made a robust pitch for bringing India on board for larger mitigation ambition via a tweet saying, “We should increase ambition collectively, or we’ll fail collectively.”
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