Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett expresses his joy to meet Prime Minister Modi at COP26
After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the COP 26 summit, his Israeli counterpart Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday expressed his joy at finally meeting him. Taking his official Twitter account, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett shared a video with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Summit’s opening event in which the two leaders can be seen kissing and exchanging pleasantries. World leaders from over 100 countries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, attended the opening ceremony of the 26th United Nations COP Summit in the Scottish city of Glasgow. The opening ceremony was marked by creative and cultural moments.
Start of COP26
Host Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson kicked off the part of the World Leaders’ Summit of the United Nations Climate Conference – COP, which aims to secure a deal to cut carbon emissions quickly enough to keep the global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) below pre-industrial levels.
“As we examine the Green Industrial Revolution, it is now needed around the world. We in the developed world must recognize the special responsibility we have to help everyone do this. Making a comparison between world leaders and James Bond, the British Prime Minister said that the best spy usually ends his films by fighting to stop ending the world. “The tragedy is that it is not a gesture and that the apocalyptic device is real.” Boris Johnson warned that two degrees warmer to the global temperature would threaten food supplies, a three degree temperature rise would lead to more cyclones and wildfires and if the temperature rises four degrees we say “we say goodbye to entire cities “.
Next to the podium was United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who said it was time to say enough and stop digging deeper and brutally treating our environment. “We are heading for a climate catastrophe,” he said. “The six years since the Paris Climate Agreement have been the hottest 6 years on record. Our dependence on fossil fuels is pushing humanity to the brink. We are faced with a difficult choice – either we l ‘Let’s stop, or it’ll stop us. It’s time to say enough, “he added.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres both received the leaders at the summit, including Prime Minister Modi.