NEW DELHI, Sept. 14 -- India and US launched the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue on Monday -- a partnership to attract investment and technology in clean energy projects. The dialogue is one of the tracks to finance projects for climate change mitigation under the India US climate and clean energy agenda 2030.

US special envoy on climate John Kerry and Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav held an hour-long bilateral meeting before formally launching the initiative. Kerry lauded India's leadership on renewable energy but also underlined that it is now imperative that all parties to the Paris Agreement commit to a net zero emissions target by 2050. "The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it c...