Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng and US climate envoy John Kerry to speak at Climate Adaptation Summit in the Netherlands

The Hague – 24th January 2021 - The Deputy Prime Minister of China, Han Zheng, will speak at the opening session of the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the Netherlands. The US Climate Envoy John Kerry is also speaking during the Summit.

The virtual Climate Adaptation Summit focuses on finding solutions to adapt to the effects of climate change, such as extreme rainfall, drought, heat and rising sea levels.

The Summit will see the launch of a broad Adaptation Action Agenda containing practical climate solutions and plans up to 2030. World leaders such as German Chancellor Merkel, British Prime Minister Johnson, French President Macron, UN Secretary-General Guterres, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh, IMF-director Georgieva and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will participate. President Widodo of Indonesia, President Bongo of Gabon, Prime Minister Modi of India and President Fernández of Argentina will also discuss their contribution to a climate-resilient future during the opening session. The full speaker list of the opening can be found here: