Japan wants to help Hry fight climate change | Chandigarh News

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Chandigarh: Japan has expressed interest in sharing its environmental technology with Haryana and providing technical support to reduce the impact of climate change.
Japanese Embassy Environment Secretary Yuki Yoshida on Sunday accompanied Haryana officials to the Aravalli Mountains in the Bhondsi region of Gurgaon to explore the potential of establishing a center excellence related to the study of climate change, waste management, electric vehicles, air pollution and biodiversity conservation. , land degradation and desertification.
The Foreign Cooperation Advisor to the Chief Minister, Pawan Chaudhary, and IUCN Director General and former Country Representative, Dr. Vivek Saxena, discussed potential areas of partnership. MS Malik, Subhash Yadav and other officials briefed the Japanese team on the available facilities. Ashwin, a senior official in the climate change division of German Technical Cooperation, said Germany would also provide technical and financial assistance to Hryana on environmental issues. Minal Pahuja, Head of Business and Biodiversity and Leaders for Nature programs at IUCN India, offered corporate partnerships to the state.
CM Advisor Pawan Chaudhary said Haryana is adopting global best practices and technology solutions and its proposed Center of Excellence will not only help domestic industry and stakeholders but other countries as well. It will help researchers and environmental organizations use the latest facilities to develop natural resource management and water conservation solutions to meet the sustainability goals of the Rio Convention.
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