Prime Minister Modi stressed need for greater ambition in climate finance and technology, says Shringla

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02 Nov 2021 01:45 STI

Glasgow [UK], November 2 (ANI): During the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26), Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed the need for greater ambition in climate finance and technology and spoke at the name of developing countries, Foreign Minister Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday. .
Speaking at a press briefing, Shringla said: “The Prime Minister stressed the need for greater ambition in climate finance and technology. He estimated that given the type of commitments, climate finance in the amount of trillion dollars would be needed.
“He spoke on behalf of the developing world when he said there was pressure on the developing world to increase and strengthen their commitments,” Shringla said.
Prime Minister Modi stressed that there should be similar pressure on developed countries to increase their financial contributions which would ensure that our goal of reaching our target of 1.5 degrees Celsius is achieved.
“There should be a similar pressure on developed countries to increase their financial contributions which would ensure that our goal of reaching our target of 1.5 degrees Celsius is achieved,” said Shringla.
“He also felt that it should also be both commitments in terms of (nationally determined contribution) NDC and commitments for its funding should be measurable and definable,” said the Minister of Affairs. foreigners.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs further underlined that the Prime Minister had mentioned the fact that it was important to be able to achieve sustainable consumption. He also spoke of the one word which is “life” or lifestyle for the environment.

Prime Minister Modi on Monday proposed a “one-word movement” to the COP26 summit here.
“I keep the proposal of the One-Word movement. This One-Word is one word in the context of the climate. ‘One-word’ can become the basic foundation of the world, it can become the resolution.
It’s a word – LIFE … L, I, F, E, meaning Lifestyle For Environment, “the Prime Minister said.
Prime Minister Modi called for collective participation and said “Lifestyle For Environment” should become a movement.
“This environmental awareness can become a mass movement,” he said. Prime Minister Modi spoke out against “senseless and destructive consumption” and said the movement can achieve goals in various fields.
“Today there is a need to focus on conscious and deliberate use instead of senseless and destructive consumption. This movement, with a unified approach, can achieve goals in various fields such as fishing, agriculture , well-being, food choices, housing, packaging, hospitality, tourism, clothing, fashion, water management and energy. This can bring about changes revolutionary, ”said PM Modi.
“These are issues that require the conscious choice of everyone, every day. The conscious choice of millions, billions of people will contribute to a billion measures to fight climate change. I believe this movement will stand up to all tests.” , said the Prime Minister. Minister.
Meanwhile, COP26 world leaders strive to complete the Paris Agreement implementation guidelines, mobilization of climate finance, actions to strengthen climate adaptation, development and climate change. technology transfer with the aim of limiting the global average temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. (ANI)

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