Former US President Barack Obama Monday protested the world was “too far” from the goals set at the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate action. “We are nowhere near where we should be,” Obama told the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow, Scotland.
A leading British website dedicated to environmental issues has denounced Friday that Paraguay's allegiance to Glasgow's climate goals did not match President Mario Abdo's government policies regarding emissions and that the South American country intends to keep allowing deforestation.
Over 100 world leaders gathered at Glasgow's COP26 Climate Summit have agreed Tuesday to do their utmost to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by the year 2030.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro insisted his country was a part of the solution and not of the problem of climate change. Bolsonaro's remarks came after the participation of Environment Minister Joaquim Leite in a side event at the UN COP 26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, which the Brazilian head of state chose not to attend and stay in Italy instead.
Countries must set ambitious national climate commitments if they are to sustain a healthy and green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new British Ambassador to Argentina, Kirsty Hayes presented the copies of her credentials to Secretary of Foreign Affairs Pablo Tettamanti, during a meeting held on Thursday 24 September at the Palacio San Martín.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, opened its meeting on Monday to approve its next report on the physical science basis of climate change, the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report.