World leaders virtually spoke at the 2021 Climate Adaptation Summit on Monday, stressing the importance of tackling the global climate change problem, and outlined what their nations could do to contribute to the fight.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a message on planning “for the recovery of tomorrow” for future generations in terms of the COVID-19 aftermath, the economy, and climate change. Trudeau stressed the importance of leaving the planet in good shape for future generations in terms of the state of the global environment.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as part of his remarks that the country is targeting a capacity of 450 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030.
Failing to prevent climate change will cost developing countries US$300 billion by 2030, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned. In his recorded address to the Climate Adaptation Summit in Amsterdam Johnson said, "Prevention is not only better than cure, it’s cheaper, too."
Plus, South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke about how his country will reduce green house gas emissions.
This online event, hosted by the Netherlands aims to set out practical solutions and plans for dealing with climate change in the period until 2030. Ahead of the summit, more than 3,000 scientists from across the globe pressed leaders to better protect people from the fall out of global warming.
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