India’s PM Narendra Modi will attend the COP28 climate summit from 30th November to 1st December 2023. World leaders are organizing this meeting in Dubai. They are holding the meeting until 12th December to discuss climate issues.
COP is the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It is named COP28 because it is the 28th meeting.
Politicians, prime ministers of different countries, policymakers, and environmental experts will attend this meeting. The attendees will discuss climate issues and climate emergencies in this meeting. They aim to finalize a collective response for environmental protection. They will agree on restricting the increase of world temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The decision has already been made as per the Paris Agreement.
The world leaders are gathering in the COP28 to protect the environment for future generations. They will analyze the progress of the climate-related efforts. In addition, they will analyze the commitment of different countries to climate issues. The meeting will also target initiating collective action.
The Agenda Of COP28 Climate Summit
- To analyze the progress of different countries of the commitment they made towards climate change.
- It is like a stocktaking of the efforts and progress of the world towards the Paris Agreement.
- Participants in this meeting are expected to raise the issue of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions.
- The world leaders will meet and discuss ways of helping developing nations adjust to the effects of climate change.
- There will be efforts to help the developing nations to get climate finance.
- The world leaders of different countries will analyze the damage due to climate change.
- It will also consider how businesses can help in dealing with the problem of climate change.
- Participants are expected to raise the issue of a fair and equal transition when a nation adopts a low-carbon economy.
- There will be efforts to discuss innovation in climate change and the use and transfer of technology.
India’s Agenda For COP28 Climate Summit
- India will highlight and promote the Global Biofuels Alliance formed in September 2023.
- Another issue related to India will be agreeing to the global pledge for Cooling Related Emissions.
- India is not ready to sign this agreement. The world will decide on a cooling pledge during COP28.
- India will put forward its request for more funds for deep emission cuts.
- India is also concerned about the global methane pledge. It is not ready to cut its coal usage.