Why Glasgow must be a game-changer

News 12.11.2021

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) presently underway at Glasgow is hailed as the most important climate-related conference to date.Stalled for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this summit is significant as it has the primary objective of setting rules for the implementation of the Paris Agreement of 2015, which as a legally binding and universal treaty was a landmark achievement in over 20 years of the UN’s climate negotiations. According to the UN’s Emissions Gap Report, the world is headed for a 2.7-degree Celsius (°C) rise in global temperature above pre-industrial levels by 2100, which would result in calamitous changes in the Earth’s climate and disaster for most living species. (Read More)

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