Dozens of world leaders will attend a digital climate summit that the government of US President Joe Biden is organizing on Earth Day on Thursday and Friday.
His Russian and Chinese counterparts, among others, will give a speech.
Leaders from 40 countries have been invited, from countries such as Japan, India, France, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Germany and the United Kingdom.
The presidents of the European Commission and the European Council are also on the list of guests. Not outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
The US and others present at the summit plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions and boost clean energy. Washington sees the meeting as an essential milestone in the run-up to the UN climate conference in Glasgow in November.
The aim is to keep the temperature rise on Earth below 1.5 degrees.