Need to continue dialogue on Sustainable Lifestyles

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The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, has emphasised the need for continued dialogue on sustainable lifestyles, phase-down of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under Montreal Protocol, Research & Development, cooperation on Global Market-Based Measures (GMBM) under the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and implementation of Paris Agreement.

A US delegation, headed by Dr Jonathon Pershing, Special Envoy for Climate Change, Department of State and Ambassador Jennifer Haverkamp, US Special Representative for Environment and Water, Department of State, held a discussion over the last couple of days, on issues of mutual interest and urgent global matters under negotiation at multilateral fora.

After the discussions, US Ambassador to India, Richard R Verma and Ambassador Jennifer Haverkamp and other officials called on the Environment Minister yesterday. Shri Dave appreciated the outcome of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Climate Change on long-term cooperation in areas such as air quality, climate resilience, climate fellowships, forestry and energy co-operation. The Environment Minister emphasised the catalytic leadership of Prime Minister Modi and US President and their vision in achieving the Paris Outcome.

Discussions between the two sides will continue in the near future. wishes the very best.

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