[Representational image] Cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Prakash Javadekar promoted to cabinet minister; 5 junior ministers dropped Pictured: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils plaque of foundation stone for helicopter manufacturing unit in Tumkur, Karnataka on 3 January, 2016.Twitter/PIB India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address 40,000 delegates from 195 countries on the opening day of the UN climate change summit on Monday.

Modi left for the Paris summit on climate change on Sunday and is expected reach Paris late in the night (29 November) at around 11:30 pm (IST), according to IANS.

On Monday, he will attend bilateral meetings with world leaders, including US President Barack Obama.

Modi is expected to address the summit, known as COP21, on Monday (30 November) between 6:30 pm to 9 pm. [Watch Live UN Webcasts].

In his address at COP21, Modi is expected to push foward the interests of the developing nations to clinch more funds to tackle the issues of climate change. 

According to a CNN report, it would be upon on the leaders of the United States, China and India — the world's top three carbon-emitting countries — to reach a legally binding agreement to keep global warming below what most scientists say is the critical threshold of 2 degrees Celsius of temperature rise.

The Paris event will be streamed live on the official YouTube handles of UN COP21. Live streaming will also be available on official YouTube handle of Narendra Modi and Prime Minister's Office (PMO India). Modi address at the Paris climate change will be aired live on Modi's official websiteas well.

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