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Experts from India and America discussed various technologies for tackling climate change through Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage on Saturday. These technologies are compatible with five of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs), which include climate action, clean energy, industry, innovation and infrastructure, responsible consumption and production, and partnerships to reach the goals.

“Under a strict climate regime, we can achieve the identification and adoption a right balance portfolio of emission curtailment technology. At the recent COP-26 in Glasgow Prime Minister NarendraModi highlighted the country’s extraordinary performance and ambitions for meeting the climate goals despite it being one of fastest-growing economies in world. “The PM has given a mandate for all of us to become a net-zero emissions nation by 2070,” said S. Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), in his opening remarks at the first workshop on the thematic of Carbon Capture.

He also briefed about the recent initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology towards technology-led RD&D in the area of CCUS.

He informed that DST became part of transnational multilateral platforms such as Mission Innovation and Accelerating CCUS Technologies (ACT) and other member countries, including the US, for collaborative RD&D in the area of CCUS.

Jennifer Wilcox (Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, US Department of Energy (USDOE), stated that India is a valuable partner for developing new technologies to combat climate change and achieve clean energy goals.

Wilcox presented an overview of US initiatives on clean energy. He said it was a global problem that requires a global response.

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