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'India to make all efforts to see COP26, UN Climate Change conference, is a success'

'India to make all efforts to see COP26, UN Climate Change conference, is a success'

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Underlining that New Delhi is "positive and constructive" in its approach on climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Thursday that India will make all efforts to see that the 26th UN Climate Change conference was a success.

During the meeting with the Commonwealth delegation led by its Secretary General Patricia Scotland, the two sides discussed issues and action points on climate change and make the COP26 a success.

The 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference and is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, UK later this year from November 9-19, 2020.

Tweeting about the meeting later, the minister said: "Held a meeting with Secretary General of Commonwealth Ms. Patricia Scotland. We discussed a range of issues and action points related to Commonwealth action on #ClimateChange."

He said India had put forth its views on matters related to market mechanism and carbon credits, climate finance, technology transfer " and 'we discussed ways and means to make COP26 a success."

Mr Javadekar said he suggested to the COP26 President to make issues specific marathon discussions a focal point of COP26, so that the world saw concrete outcomes coming out of the conference.

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