Australia and India collaborate on emission technology and important minerals

Australia and India have signed an agreement to support the sharing of low-emission technologies, focusing on hydrogen development and low-cost solar power programs.

The meeting precedes a face-to-face quad debate involving US and Japanese leaders.

“I’m worried that many people’s ambitions to deal with climate change will be frustrated unless technology changes occur in developing countries,” he said. Washington DC reporter

“If we want to make a difference in climate change, we have to make it everywhere, not just in developed countries.”

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a communiqué after the meeting, stating that leaders will work to tackle climate change and explore clean technology.

“In this regard, Prime Minister Modi emphasized the need for a broader dialogue on environmental protection,” he said.

He also invited Morrison to visit India.

“The Prime Minister has agreed that as two vibrant democracies in the region, the two countries need to work more closely to overcome the challenges of the post-pandemic world,” he said. ..

The Australian Prime Minister was planning to visit India last January, but canceled his trip after a wildfire.

Australian Prime Minister Morrison said the debate over important minerals is still ongoing.

“Prime Minister Modi and I are passionate about this project because we are also involved in its supply chain at various times. It is important that we have the options that exist in the global market on these issues.” He said.

“Of course, in order to develop opportunities for these important minerals and rare earths, we need to ensure that downstream users are involved in a highly productive and reliable supply chain.”

Meanwhile, Trade Minister Dan Tehan, along with Morrison and Modi, will meet with India’s Piyush Goyal to promote cooperation on the Digital Agreement.

At the next Quadrilateral Security Dialogue between Japan, the United States, India, Australia, and Japan, leaders of the United States, India, Australia, and Japan will strengthen cooperation in various fields such as maritime security, COVID-19 vaccine, anti-terrorism cooperation, and supply security. Look at it. Product chain.

This partnership is seen as countering Beijing’s growing aggression in the Indo-Pacific region.

AAP contributed to this article.

Daniel Y. Ten