India to participate in IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit tomorrow

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Net Zero Summit

New Delhi (NVI): India will participate in IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit tomorrow along with energy and climate leaders from US, China, the EU and other key economies to boost clean energy momentum.

COP26 President Alok Sharma and IEA (International Energy Agency) Executive Director Fatih Birol will co-host the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit.

The global gathering tomorrow will strengthen international efforts to accelerate clean energy transitions worldwide in the run-up to COP26 in November and beyond, IEA said in a statement earlier this month.

“Top international energy and climate leaders from the world’s largest economies will take part in the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit on 31 March to accelerate the momentum behind clean energy and examine how countries can work together more effectively to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to net zero in line with shared international goals,” IEA said in a statement released on March 12.

Co-hosted by IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol and COP26 President Alok Sharma, the Net Zero Summit is a critical milestone on the road to COP26 in Glasgow in November, it said.

The Summit will include a dynamic dialogue between the world’s major economies, which are also large emitters, with the participation of US Presidential Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, Chinese Special Envoy on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua, European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Indian Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy Raj Kumar Singh, as per the statement.