Minister of the Environment, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld


New Delhi: The upcoming COP 26 on climate change is expected to ensure a balanced outcome with equal treatment for all agenda items such as finance and response measures, the Environment Minister said on Thursday. Union, Bhupender Yadav.

His remarks came during a meeting with Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities Dan Joergensen. The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP 26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is due to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.

After the meeting, Yadav tweeted that he had had an interesting and fruitful discussion with his Danish counterpart.

“I thanked him for the efforts of the Kingdom of Denmark in the renewable energy sector, in particular for the cooperation in setting up the Offshore Clean and Wind Energy Hub in Tamil Nadu,” he tweeted. .

The two ministers discussed general bilateral cooperation between India and Denmark in the fields of environment and climate change, the environment ministry said.

Restoring the findings of the recently released IPCC Physical Science Summary for Policymakers (SPM), Yadav stressed that “COP 26 should ensure a balanced outcome with equal treatment for all agenda items. such as adaptation, financing and response measures ”.

Minister Dan Jorgensen is on a five-day visit to India with a business delegation.

During the meeting, Yadav acknowledged the historical and friendly ties between the two countries and highlighted Denmark’s contributions to the “White Revolution” in India, thanks to which India is today the largest producer of milk in the world. world, the ministry said.

The two ministers had discussions on the Green Strategic Partnership (GSP) and the next meeting of COP 26, he said.

“Yadav said India and Denmark may consider strengthening bilateral cooperation, especially on climate change, clean energy, circular economy and resource efficiency,” the ministry statement said.

The two sides agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation on the environment, and also to advance the discussion on the GSP and COP26.


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