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PM Modi’s solution to fight climate change

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Friday that one of the most effective approaches to combat climate change is a behavioural change that must start at every home, bringing India’s perspectives on “How Behavioural Change can Tackle Climate Change” to the forefront.

PM Modi praised the people of India for their efforts, noting instances of behaviour change that had an impact.

PM Modi praised the people of India for their efforts, noting instances of behaviour change that had an impact.

“Climate change cannot be fought from conference tables alone, it has to be fought from the dinner tables in every home. When an idea moves from discussion tables to dinner tables, it becomes a mass movement. Making every family and every individual aware that their choices can help the planet can provide scale and speed,” said PM Modi.

“Mission LiFE is about democratizing the battle against climate change. Then people become conscious that simple acts in their daily lives are powerful, there will be a very positive impact on the environment,” Modi said.

Global leaders gathered in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statements to push fresh perspectives, ideas, and solutions to the gravest problems facing the future of energy, the environment, and climate.

He also praised the people of India for their efforts, mentioning instances of behaviour modification that had an impact.

“The people of India have done a lot in the last few years. People, even efforts to improve the sex ratio in many parts of India. It was the people who led a massive cleanliness drive, beach, reverse beaches or roads. They are ensuring public places are free of litter. And it was the people who made this switch to LED bulbs a success,” PM informed the audience.

“These efforts will save over 22 billion units of energy. Save 9 trillion litres of water reduce waste by 375 million tonnes recycle almost 1 million tons of E-waste and generate around $170 million of additional cost saving by 2030. Or it will help us reduce the wastage of 15 billion tonnes of food,” PM Modi added.

In his speech, the PM stressed the need for behavioural modification and disclosed that the World Bank Group wants to expand climate money from 26% to 35%.

“As a share of total financing the focus of this climate finance is usually on concern conventional aspects, adequate financing matters need to be worked out for behavioural initiatives to a show of support by the World Bank towards behavioural initiatives such as mission LiFE will have a multiplier effect,” the Prime Minister concluded.

World Bank Chief David Malapass who was present at the event. “Great to hear from @NarendraModi today on India’s LiFE initiative focusing on the relationship between communities & their environment,” he said.

“Adequate pricing policies & institutions combined with the right incentives can alter deeply entrenched habits & help protect the environment,” Malapass tweeted.

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