John Kerry the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate to travel to India from Sept. 12-14 “to discuss efforts to elevate global climate ambition and to pace India’s clean energy transition,” the State Department stated on Friday. On his visit, Kerry will meet with his counterparts withinside the Indian authorities and private sector leaders, the department stated in a statement.
Kerry is laying the foundational work for US participation in the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP26, which will be held in Glasgow on Oct. 31-Nov 12. He also travelled to Japan last week and China for talks with officials.
In April, Kerry spoke with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about how the USA could assist mobilize finance to lessen the dangers in generating opportunity power withinside the combat towards global warming. India is the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the USA, albeit with far lower emissions per capita than those countries.