US climate envoy John Kerry may visit India this month

India has proposed that the finance mobilization pillar not be limited to finance for increasing non-fossil fuel energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030.

US climate envoy John Kerry may visit India this month
New Delhi Sept. 13, 2021.: File Photo: US Special Presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry at a function to launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) under India-US Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership, in New Delhi, on Monday, Photograph : Rajeev Bhatt

John Kerry, the United States' special presidential envoy for climate, may visit India this month to discuss initiating negotiations between the two countries under the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue (CAFMD) on a variety of issues, including cooperation in the field of renewable energy.

Both nations jointly launched CAFMD in September of last year. CAFMD is one of the two tracks of the India-US Climate and Clean Energy Agenda. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden launched the 2030 Partnership at the Leaders' Summit on Climate in April 2021.