Biden Invites 40 Leaders, Including PM Modi, Xinping To Climate Summit
US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a virtual leaders summit on climate scheduled for next month.
The leaders’ summit on climate will underscore the urgency – and the economic benefits – of stronger climate action, according to a statement by the White House on Friday. The two-day summit will be held from April 22 to 23.
It will be a key milestone on the road to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) this November in Glasgow.
Biden has invited 40 leaders of the summit including, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
In his invitation, the President urged leaders to use the summit as an opportunity to outline how their countries will contribute to stronger climate ambition, according to the White House statement.