PM Modi To Launch A Global Initiative ‘LiFE Movement’ On June 5th

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  • PM to launch ‘LiFE Global Call for Papers’ inviting ideas for adoption of environment conscious lifestyle.
  • The idea of LiFE was introduced by PM during COP26 in Glasgow.
  • It focuses on 'mindful and deliberate utilisation' instead of 'mindless and destructive consumption'.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a global initiative ‘Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE) Movement’ on June 5th at 6 pm via video conferencing. The launch will initiate ‘LiFE Global Call for Papers’ inviting ideas and suggestions from academics, research institutions etc to influence and persuade individuals across the world to adopt an environmentally conscious lifestyle.

The Prime Minister will also deliver a keynote address during the programme, a press release released by the Centre said. The idea of LiFE was introduced by the Prime Minister during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow last year. The idea promotes an environment conscious lifestyle that focuses on ‘mindful and deliberate utilisation’ instead of ‘mindless and destructive consumption’.

The programme will also witness the participation of Bill Gates, Co-Chairman Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Lord Nicholas Stern, Climate Economist; Prof. Cass Sustein, Author of Nudge Theory; Aniruddha Dasgupta, CEO and President World Resources Institute; Inger Andersen, UNEP Global Head; Achim Steiner, UNDP Global Head and David Malpass, World Bank President, and others.

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