Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh met United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry on April 7 and discussed India’s progress in emission and energy transition in India. During the discussion, they also emphasised that the Indo-American Partnership on energy and climate will be an example for other countries on climate action.
From energy transition to Indo-American Partnership on energy—points discussed
According to a statement, in the meeting RK Singh mentioned how India was the only major economy whose energy transition was constant with a sub two-degree rise in temperature. Appreciating the progress made by India in the energy transition, Kerry said that the US would like to work with India in this endeavour. India also pointed out that its pace of energy transition is “unparalleled” and its rate of growth of renewable energy capacity is one of the fastest in the world.
The US and Indian sides agreed that reducing the growth of greenhouse gases was the foremost challenge before mankind. They declared their commitment to work to