John Kerry applauds India’s role in combating climate change

John Kerry applauds India's role in combating climate change
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US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry Tuesday applauded India’s role in global leadership.

He said that India’s global leadership has been critical in delivering Covid-19 vaccines to the world. The country is ‘getting the job done’ on climate, he added.

John Kerry is on a four-day visit to India. He will interact with key ministers and others during this visit.

He also addressed the South Asian Women in Energy Leadership Summit. Kerry said, “You are indisputably a world leader already in the deployment of renewable energy.”

Furthermore he called the United States as India’s friend and partner. He praised India’s recent budget announcement of a National Hydrogen Energy Mission. He spoke at length how India is driving clean energy goal with jobs creation.

Kerry also met Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. He spoke with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Discussing the enhancement of climate finance from developed countries and joint research and collaboration on technologies.

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