US-Hosted Virtual Summit On Climate:
President of the United States, Joe Biden, has invited 40 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for a US-hosted virtual summit on climate in April 2021. Summit will be organized to underline the urgency and economic benefits of stronger climate action.
The objective of the Summit
According to the White House, the Leaders’ Summit and the COP26 summit will be organized with the objective of catalyzing efforts in order to keep the goal of limiting the global temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Summit will also underline the examples of how enhanced climate ambition will create good-paying jobs, help vulnerable countries to adapt to climate change impacts, and to advance innovative technologies.
The United States will also announce an ambitious 2030 emissions target as “new Nationally Determined Contribution” under the Paris Agreement.