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Climate change is a reality lived by millions: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the climate leaders summit | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the United States’ Climate Leaders Summit on Thursday. The prime minister thanked the president of the United States, Joe Biden, for taking the initiative to hold a summit on climate change.
The prime minister pointed out that climate change is a reality experienced by millions of people around the world. Their lives and livelihoods are already facing its adverse consequences, he said. The prime minister said that in order for humanity to combat climate change, concrete action is needed. We need such action at high speed, on a large scale and with a global reach, he said. We in India are doing our part, he said, noting that the energy goal of 450 Gigawatts by 2030 shows India’s commitment.
The prime minister said that India’s per capita carbon footprint is 60% lower than the world average, because our lifestyle is still rooted in sustainable traditional practices.
The Prime Minister also announced the launch of the ‘India-US Climate and Clean Energy 2030 Agenda Partnership’ To mobilize investments, demonstrate clean technologies, and enable green collaboration.

Times of India