New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the ‘UNEP Champions of the Earth’ award from United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, at Champions of the Earth event in Delhi. In his address at the event, PM Modi gave credit for the most prestigious environmental honour to the citizens of India.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres praising PM Modi at the event had said,
“PM Modi recognises climate change poses a direct existential threat to us. He knows what we need to do to avoid a catastrophe. Other leaders also recognise, know and understand, but the difference is that he not only recognizes but he acts.”