Putin says Russia fulfilling obligations to fight climate change
Russia has set numerous heat records in recent years, with the first half of 2020 seeing the warmest temperatures since the country began weather observations.
He added that Russia had set out to "significantly limit" net emissions by 2050.
Rising temperatures are contributing to increasingly regular and devastating floods and forest fires in Siberia.
In March last year, Russia released a draft of its long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
It envisions a 33 percent cut by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
High temperatures also account for melting permafrost -- which covers about two-thirds of Russia -- posing a hazard for the infrastructure built there, including the vast network of gas and oil pipelines.
This also releases carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere that further triggers global warming.
Weather monitors have recorded a historic decline in the summer ice cover of Russia's Arctic maritime shipping route, called the Northern Sea Route.