PM Modi to address Leaders’ Summit on Climate today

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PM Narendra Modi (file pic)

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Leaders’ Summit on Climate today.

The two-day summit will be held virtually and Mr Modi will make his remarks in the session which has the theme – Our Collective Sprint to 2030.

Nearly 40 other world leaders are participating in the Summit. They will represent countries that are members of the Major Economies Forum (India is a member), and those vulnerable to climate change, among others, according to the Ministry.

The Leaders will exchange views on climate change, enhancing climate actions, mobilising finance towards climate mitigation and adaptation, nature-based solutions, climate security as well as technological innovations for clean energy, it said.

The Leaders will also deliberate on how the world can align climate action with inclusive and resilient economic development while respecting national circumstances and sustainable development priorities.

The Summit is a part of a series of global meetings focusing on climate issues, being held in the run-up to COP26 in November 2021, MEA said, adding that all sessions will be live-streamed and open to the media and public.