India and Germany Meet On Energy And Climate
India and Germany may explore strengthening bilateral cooperation in several key areas in climate and SDG including circular economy
A bilateral meeting was held between Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav with Mr. Norbert Barthle and Dr.Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretariates, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in New Delhi.
Both parties discussed at length a wide range of environmental issues covering areas such as climate change, water scarcity, circular economy, marine and air pollution.
During the meeting, Yadav acknowledged the importance of Indo-German bilateral cooperation on the environment and appreciated efforts made by Germany in bringing new technologies to India. He also highlighted the achievements India has made in tackling climate change under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The meeting also stressed on the importance of information exchange in bilateral programmes keeping climate and SDG indicators in focus-Agro-Ecology, Solar Partnership Inter resilience.
Mr. Yadav stated that India and Germany may explore strengthening bilateral cooperation especially on the circular economy - treatment of solid waste (solar panels, batteries), and wastewater.