An American senator has established legislation to create a link and stimulate cooperation between India and the US in the categories of clean and pure energy and climate change. He focussed upon the possibility of positive results, that’ll arrive when the two nations work in unison to battle the common issues.
The India Act of 2021, introduced by Senator Robert Menendez, the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee arrives a day after John Kerry, President Envoy initiated a discussion on Climate Action and Finance Mobilization in New Delhi.
Senator Robert Menendez said, “By establishing the US-India Climate and Clean Energy Partnership, we are laying the groundwork for successful partnerships between not only the US and Indian governments, but also our universities and private sectors. I am proud to lead this effort to further strengthen our relationship with India.”
The cooperation between both countries is based on the latest legislation issued between United States-India Climate and Clean Energy Partnership (CCEP). CCEP consists of establishing and promoting conglomerate research and uplifting clean energy technologies, influencing investment by the private sector, encouraging clean energy market, and endorsing renewable energy set-up in India.
The legislation stressed more upon the policies of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, keeping climate change of primary importance. The legislation aims to build in robust strategies to battle issues like average temperature rise dipping to two degrees Celsius and sudden climate alterations.
India’s unconditional emissions target, as outlined in the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution of India to the Paris Agreement, aims to reduce the emissions intensity of a gross domestic product by 33 per cent to 35 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, a media report added.