Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit -2018 in New Delhi today. The summit is the flagship forum of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Our correspondent reports that it seeks to bring together, global leaders and thinkers in the fields of sustainable development, energy and environment sectors, on a common platform.
The theme of the three-day summit is partnerships for a resilient planet, seeking to create action frameworks to resolve some of the most urgent challenges facing developing economies in the backdrop of climate change.
It will address a wide variety of issues, including combating land degradation, effective waste management mechanisms, combat air pollution effectively and create financial mechanisms to enable effective climate change mitigation.