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3rd International Climate Summit 2023: Pioneering Climate Action from an Indian Perspective

Updated: 13/09/2023

NEW DELHI, Sept. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) proudly presents the 3rd International Climate Summit, set to take place on September 14 and 15, 2023, at the prestigious Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, India. This summit promises to be a global platform for insightful dialogue and actionable outcomes on climate change mitigation, all viewed from the unique lens of Indian heritage and innovation. Building on the momentum created by the 2023 G20 New Delhi Summit, this event focuses on India's vision to become the third largest economy in the world while prioritizing Green Hydrogen, Biofuels, and Renewables.

Under the visionary environmental leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, India has embarked on a bold mission for Climate Change Mitigation through the mainstreaming of "Lifestyle for Environment" (Mission LiFE). This mission advocates for sustainable practices and climate-friendly actions in everyday life, recognizing the importance of individual actions and collective responsibility in addressing climate change. India is also making significant strides in biofuels, renewables, and alternate energy solutions such as Green Hydrogen, charting a sustainable growth path for the nation.

An illustrious lineup of speakers will grace the summit, offering their insights and expertise on the pressing issues of our time. The key speakers include:

•  Sh. Narendra Modi: Hon'ble Prime Minister of India*

•  Sh. Ram Nath Kovind, Hon'ble Former President of India

•  Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS(Ind. Charge) Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, GoI

•  Sh Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, GoI

•  Mr. Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, Secretary MNRE, GoI

•  Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

•  Mr. Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Climate and the Environment of Norway

•  Prof. Ajay Kumar Sood, Principal Scientific Adviser to the GoI

•  Prof. GD Yadav, Padma Shri and Internationally renowned scientist

•  Ms. May-Elin Stener, Norwegian Ambassador to India

•  Mr. Freddy Svane, Danish Ambassador to India

•  Mr. Erik Solheim, Former Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

•  Smt. Nivruti Rai, MD & CEO Invest India

•  Mr. Saket Dalmia: President of PHDCCI

•  Dr. J P Gupta: Summit Chair

•  Mr. Sturle H. Pedersen, Chairman, Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd.

•  Ms. Surbhi Goyal: Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank

•  His Holiness Sadhguru, Internationally acclaimed Spiritual Master

•  Sh. Sanjeev Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Climate Change & Forest Department, Gujarat

•  Mr. Ola Elvestuen, Member of Parliament Norway, Chair of the Commitee for a Sustainable Nordic Region at Nordic Council

•  Mr. Nobuo Tanaka, Chair, the Steering Committee of Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF), Executive Director Emeritus, International Energy Agency (IEA), CEO, Tanaka Global, Inc. Tokyo, Japan

Key Topics at the 3rd International Climate Summit:

The 3rd International Climate Summit will encompass a wide array of topics vital to sustainability and green growth, with a focus on Green Hydrogen, Biofuels, and Renewables. The summit will feature several sessions, including the Plenary Session, Climate Finance Summit Session, Research and Development and Capacity Building Summit Session, and Session of States and Country Partners.

Deliberations will be on the following topics:

•  Lifestyle for Environment

•  Green Fuel-1

•  Green Fuel-2

•  Research and Development and Capacity Building

•  Climate Finance

•  A session on Indo-Nordic cooperation

The 3rd International Climate Summit will honor the climate change captains with green awards, for their path-breaking achievements in sustainability through green solutions. The awards will be granted by honourable Minister of Road, Transport, and Highways of India, Mr. Nitin Gadkari. 

"Climate action is not a choice; it's our responsibility as stewards of this planet. The 3rd International Climate Summit is a call to unite, learn from ancient wisdom, and leverage modern innovation to secure a sustainable future for all. Let's embark on this journey together, where every action counts, and together, we can make a profound impact on the world," said Mr. Saket Dalmia, President, PHDCCI. 

" As we gather for the 3rd International Climate Summit, we recognize that our actions today will define the climate of tomorrow. Our summit is a beacon of hope, a platform where visionaries converge to shape a world where nature and progress coexist harmoniously. We look forward to charting a unique course, where wisdom meets innovation, leading us towards a sustainable and thriving future," said Dr. J.P Gupta, Summit Chair and Chair of the Environment and Climate Change Committee at PHDCCI. 

The 3rd International Climate Summit is a testament to India's commitment to a sustainable and prosperous future for all. It will unlock climate finance, facilitate technology transfer, share knowledge, and build capacities, fostering a global community dedicated to environmental stewardship.

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