Tribune News Service
New Delhi, April 6
The United States’ Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, on Tuesday lauded India for “getting the job done on climate” and mentioned it “is a world leader already in deployment of renewable energy”.
Hike help to growing international locations
The Finance Minister burdened evaluation of the $100-billion dedication per 12 months from developed international locations to growing international locations. The FM underscored the necessity to improve monetary flows to growing international locations past $100 billion to strengthen local weather motion. Finance Ministry
Kerry is on a four-day go to to India (April 5-8) throughout which he’ll meet representatives from the Union Government, the personal sector and NGOs.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar met Kerry. Sitharaman mentioned varied points associated to local weather change.
“The two sides acknowledged the sturdy and shared pursuits between India and the US to fight local weather change issues. The want for enhanced local weather finance, know-how switch and capability constructing was additionally acknowledged by either side.
“The FM stressed the need for assessment of $100 billion commitment per year from developed countries to developing countries. She sought enhancement of financial flows to developing countries beyond $100 billion to strengthen climate action,” the Finance Ministry mentioned
in a sequence of tweets.
Sitharaman additionally knowledgeable Kerry that India was amongst just a few international locations on observe in direction of the Paris Agreement targets and had taken decisive actions in preventing local weather change. She emphasised that focus on local weather change ought to be each on mitigation and on strengthening adaptation measures.
Earlier, Javadekar mentioned he had an “engaging and fruitful discussion” with Kerry, who’s in India as a part of his three-nation tour forward of US President Joe Biden’s digital ‘Summit on Climate’ to be held with 40 world leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on April 22 and 23.