Highlights

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will address the Global Climate Summit on 12th December 2020. The Summit is being organised on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of Paris Climate Agreement 2015.

Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement is a multilateral climate change process. This is a binding agreement that has brought together all nations for a common cause. These countries undertake the ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. This was adopted by 196 Parties on 12th December 2015 at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties in Paris. Paris Climate Agreement came into effect on 4th November 2016.

Global Climate Summit

  • It is being organized and called by the UK, UN and France in partnership with Chile and Italy.
  • It will highlight the fast-growing coalition of region, cities, countries, businesses and investors who are committed to the net-zero emissions.
  • It would also try to  boost the ambition in climate finance, resilience and its adaptation.
  • The summit will feature leading examples of countries that produces concrete near-term plans and policies in order to deliver the long-term climate ambition.
  • The summit will highlight the work for other countries so as to deliver a new Nationally Determined Contributions through 2021 way ahead of COP26.

COP26

The United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021 is also known as COP26. It is the 26th UN Climate Change conference. It will beheld in Glasgow, UK from 1 to 12 November 2021. It will be headed by the Government of United Kingdom.

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