Friday, 7 April 2017

Environment Minister emphasises Sustainable Lifestyle and Pre-2020 Actions on Climate Change

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr. Anil Madhav Dave, has underlined the need for completing Pre-2020 actions and adoption of a holistic approach towards climate change, including an emphasis on sustainable consumption and lifestyles.  During a meeting with UK Secretary of State for Business & Energy and Industrial Strategy, Mr. Greg Clark, here today, the Environment Minister emphasised the collaboration between India and United Kingdom at the sub-State level on climate resilience.  He also appreciated the role of United Kingdom on Climate Change issues. 
            Both nations shared the progress in bilateral cooperation on environmental issues, including climate change.  The UK Secretary of State emphasised the possibility of future collaboration on tidal energy and technology issues.  He also appreciated India’s role in the ratification of Paris Agreement and post-Paris developments, including decisions during COP-22 at Marrakech.  Both countries expressed the hope that their cooperation and exchange of experiences, knowledge and technologies will continue in future also.

          UK Secretary of State for Business & Energy and Industrial Strategy met the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (I/C) at Indira Paryavaran Bhawan today.


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