© Reuters File Photo: People take part in the ‘Global March for Climate Justice’ ahead of a meeting of environment ministers ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, Milan, Italy.
LONDON (Reuters) – The G20 group of leading economies needs to come up with a more ambitious 2030 climate action plan, Alok Sharma, president of Britain’s upcoming UN COP26 climate change conference, said on Tuesday.
Less than a month after the start of talks in Glasgow, Scotland, Sharma will try to increase pressure on those whose national targets have not been raised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under a 2015 so-called “nationally defined contribution” to central Paris. Agreement.
“Every country has a responsibility. And we all have a role to play. Because in climate, the world will succeed, or fail as one,” he would say, according to the prelude to a speech.
COP26, which begins October 31, aims to take more ambitious steps from the nearly 200 countries that signed the 2015 Paris Agreement that limits global warming to below 2.0 degrees Celsius – and especially 1.5C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) – the former. Than -dimension of art.
Sharma said at the UNESCO World Heritage Center in Paris, “COP2 is not a photo op or talking shop. It is a forum where we show the world the way to provide climate. And it depends on the leaders.”
“These leaders made a promise to the world six years ago in this great city.
Sharma will make it clear that there must be new commitments in public and private funding to support countries most at risk for climate change and to make progress in adapting to the effects of climate change.
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