India-US EPA Climate Change Cooperation

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"Methane to Markets (M2M) India is a founding partner, along with the U.S., of the International Methane to Markets Partnership . EPA is supporting new bilateral projects launched in India addressing all four M2M sectors, including through EPA’s:

AgStar Program
Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
Landfill Methane Outreach Program
Natural Gas Star International Program

Asia-Pacific Partnership for Clean Development and Climate (APP) India is also among the partner countries involved in the Asia Pacific Partnership for Climate Change (APP) . EPA is engaged in projects with India advanced through the APP Buildings and Appliance Working Group and the Cement Working Group. EPA is also supporting a cross-sector project working with Indian and U.S. partners to support a Climate Leaders-type program in India.

Other Climate Projects EPA bilateral engagement with with India on Climate Change have also included cooperative projects on:

Integrated Environmental Strategies (IES)
Forestry and Carbon Sequestration (FORCLIMIT India)
Development of industry sector tools for Facility Level GHG Emission Inventory covering the Cement Industry and Coal-Fired Power Plant"

Other EPA programs in India include air quality, water quality and environmental governance programs.


References

  1.  "EPA International Programs"