US Climate Envoy wants to travel to India on Sunday
The department said in a statement, on his visit, Kerry will meet with his counterparts in the Indian government and private sector leaders.
Kerry is laying groundwork for U.S. participation in the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP26.
The Climate Change Conference will be held in Glasgow on Oct. 31-Nov 12.
It should be noted that he traveled last week to Japan and China for talks with officials.
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In April, Kerry spoke with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about how the United States could help mobilize finance to reduce risks in producing alternative energy in the fight against global warming.
India is the world's third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, albeit with far lower emissions per capita than those countries.