India and we would launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) Monday, as we tour India in less than 50 days as the President’s Special Representative on Climate Change, John Kerry, undertakes a multi-country tour before the annual summit on sustainable change in less than 50 days’ time.

The CAFMD is one of the two essential pillars of the partnership between India and us, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden at the climate summit of Heads of State and Government in April 2021.

The US-India 2030 global Climate and Clean Energy policy provides for bilateral cooperation in taking a number of strong actions this decade to meet the goals of the Paris Accord.

Kerry is scheduled to visit India, where he will meet government ministers, top bureaucrats and private sector leaders September 14.

“discuss efforts to raise global climate ambition and speed India’s clean energy transition.”John Kerry

The State Department announced that Kerry would head to India “discuss efforts to raise global climate ambition and speed India’s clean energy transition.” Kerry has visited Korea, Argentina, Japan and China over the past few days, to resume important negotiations on emission reduction and higher ambitions, ahead of COP26, the annual climate summit that is to take place in Glasgow, England.

A great deal depends on the COP26 Summit which is to be held in the United Kingdom from 31 October to 12 November in Glasgow.

A spokesman for the Department of the Environment, Forests and Climate Change confirmed the launch event was taking place Monday, but gave no other details.

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