Washington [US], March 27 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders together with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a digital leaders summit on local weather scheduled for subsequent month.
The leaders’ summit on local weather will underscore the urgency – and the financial advantages – of stronger local weather motion, based on a press release by the White Home on Friday. The 2-day summit will likely be held from April 22 to 23.
It is going to be a key milestone on the highway to the United Nations Local weather Change Convention (COP26) this November in Glasgow.
Biden has invited 40 leaders of the summit together with, Chinese language President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. From Southeast Asia, he has invited — PM Modi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering amongst others.
In his invitation, the President urged leaders to make use of the summit as a chance to stipulate how their international locations will contribute to stronger local weather ambition, based on the White Home assertion.
By the point of the Summit, the White Home mentioned that the US will announce an bold 2030 emissions goal as its new Nationally Decided Contribution beneath the Paris Settlement.
The summit will reconvene the US-led Main Economies Discussion board on Power and Local weather, which brings collectively 17 international locations answerable for roughly 80 per cent of world emissions and international GDP, the assertion learn.
“The President additionally invited the heads of different international locations which are demonstrating robust local weather management, are particularly susceptible to local weather impacts, or are charting revolutionary pathways to a net-zero financial system. Some enterprise and civil society leaders can even take part within the Summit,” the assertion learn.
The themes of the Summit will embody galvanising efforts by the world’s main economies to cut back emissions throughout this essential decade to maintain a restrict to warming of 1.5 diploma Celsius inside attain and mobilising private and non-private sector finance to drive the net-zero transition and to assist susceptible international locations deal with local weather impacts. (ANI)