Biden invites Modi to summit on climate change

US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to a summit of leaders for talks on tackling climate change. The purpose of this digitally organized conference is to underline the economic benefits and importance of taking concrete steps to tackle climate change. The conference will be held on April 22 and 23 and will be telecast live.

 The White House said on Friday, 'This will be a milestone in the passage of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) to be held in November this year in Glasgow. ! Apart from Modi, President of China, Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Japan. Yoshihida Suga, President of Brazil, Jer Bolsonaro, Prime Minister of Canada 40 leaders have been invited to the summit, including Justin Tudo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saudi Arabia's Shah Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. 

Apart from these, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina from South Asia and Bhutan Prime Minister Lotte Tshering has also been invited to attend the conference. The White House said the main goal of this summit and COP 26 is to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures below 1.5 degrees Celsius. He said that the conference will also highlight the efforts that climate ambitions create in good-paying jobs, help develop innovative technology and help vulnerable countries adapt to the effects of climate change.