USA, India undertake energy partnership to promote sustainable development goals
US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price at his daily news conference commented on the United States of America and India having partnered up in support of the development of sustainable means for energy production.
Price said that the collaboration will benefit both the nations with its focus on natural gas, renewable energy, nuclear energy, clean coal technologies, smart grids, and unconventional and clean energy sources which would go on to improve national security and promote regional and international stability.
Spokesperson Price spoke of the current Biden administration’s environmental policy which he said will support this partnership as it prioritizes climate change problems.
Appreciating India’s role in this field he said, “of course, we have worked closely with India on the challenges of climate change. It was December 2015 when the Paris Agreement was consummated that the US and India worked especially closely to usher in the Paris Climate Agreement just as we did with China at that time. So, we will continue to work closely with India on the challenges of climate change.”
Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to the US, had also recently made a statement in the Newsweek Magazine talking about India’s commitment to battle climate change. Sharing the details of the undertaking he had written, “we can build on these gains and accelerate a green transformation through effective technology transfers, financing and an equity-based approach that will increase access to renewable energy for a wider population, which in turn will create global low-carbon pathways, green jobs and achieve shared climate goals.”