As the climate conference COP26 kicks off in Glasgow, with over 75 countries set to commit to the Paris objectives, Israel announced its commitment to reduce carbon emissions from the planet by 2050 in an effort to address the global climate crisis with the rest of the world.

Thousands marched in Tel Aviv on Friday, urging the world leaders to take action on climate change ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to the UN climate change conference next week in Glasgow.

The Israeli prime minister’s office said the Jewish state will focus on green energy technologies and turn to alternatives to fossil fuels like solar power.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician who served as the ninth prime minister of Israel from 1996 to 1999 and from 2009 to 2021. (wikipedia)

Naftali Bennett

Naftali Bennett is an Israeli politician serving as the 13th and current prime minister of Israel since 13 June 2021. He served as Minister of Diaspora Affairs from 2013 to 2019, (wikipedia)

Prime Minister of Israel

The Prime Minister of Israel is the head of government and chief executive of the State of Israel. Israel is a republic with a president as head of state. However, (wikipedia)

Thirty-sixth government of Israel

The thirty-sixth government of Israel, or the Bennett–Lapid government, is the cabinet of Israel formed on 13 June 2021 after the 2021 Israeli legislative election. On 2 June 2021, (wikipedia)

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Tamar Zandberg

Tamar “Tami” Zandberg is an Israeli politician. She currently serves as Minister of Environmental Protection and previously served as a member of the Knesset for Meretz from 2013 to 2021, (wikipedia)