One month away from the Glasgow summit – COP26, reasons to believe

One month away from the Glasgow summit – COP26, reasons to believe
One month away from the Glasgow summit – COP26, reasons to believe

COP26, the reasons to believe

With the UN Climate Conference kicking off in a month, the odds of agreeing on contained warming to 1.5 ° C seem slim. But some experts are optimistic.

Virginie Lenk

Posted today at 4:13 p.m.

Postponed to 2020 because of the Covid. Criticized by 1,500 NGOs which require a new delay because of the difficulties of immunizing participants from poor countries. TO thirty days from the kickoff of COP26, what should we expect from this umpteenth Conference of the Parties, seen by some as the last chance? Overview of the challenges of Glasgow.

Review the objectives

“We have to be able to credibly say that we have kept the 1.5 ° C alive.”

Alok Sharma, President of COP26

TO Paris, in 2015, 196 countries agreed to keep the rise in global temperatures “well below 2 °C», with an aspiration to limit increases to 1.5 ° C above pre-industrial levels. It is this famous AParis Agreement that COP26 must make operational, through the Pact de Glasgow. Countries are to present ambitious emission reduction targets for 2030 thatalign on lreaching net zero dhere at 2050. A goal repeated over and over by the president of COP26, Alok Sharma: «We must be able to credibly say that we have maintained the 1.5 °C desire.»

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