The COP26 global climate summit lasted for two weeks in Glasgow, UK. It brought together nearly 200 nations in order to agree to emission targets so the planet doesn’t reach tipping point. The summit brought together nearly 200 leaders who are being asked to targets to cut emissions by 2030. There has been growing urgency […]
It’s summit number 26! That summit, which was held on January 31, 2021, means that there were 25 other climate summits that preceded it, but it did not produce tangible results. This summit was held and the climatic emergencies continued (record floods, huge fires, global warming, the decline of the natural environment, the spread of […]
The Capitalist system which is dominant the world over today although paying lip service to caring about the environment in reality focuses on maximizing production and enriching the elite at any cost. This is because the innate characteristic of Capitalism is defined by the notion that human beings have “unlimited wants in a world with […]
COP26 will urge the 195 countries to deliver on the promises they made when agreeing on the Paris Agreement during COP21 in 2015. One of the most important goals of this agreement was to reduce the amount of harmful greenhouse gases – in particular CO2, which is the subject of this article – in order […]
Introduction The UN COP26 Climate Change Conference is being discussed extensively, with analysts speculating over possible successes and some preparing the world for yet another failed UN conference. While the problems related to the environment and climate change have become widely accepted, a clear solution has yet to be found as countries and companies put […]
There are many calls, but few concrete commitments. This is how the G20 talks on the issue of climate change ended. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the G20’s announcement only “moderate progress.” He called for more decisive action by participants in the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow: “If Glasgow fails, then everyone will fail. […]
When American President Joe Biden was on the campaign trail in 2020, he said, “Climate change is the existential threat to humanity. Unchecked, it is going to actually bake this planet. This is not hyperbole. It’s real. And we have a moral obligation.” After being elected, he has continued to push the idea of expanding […]
This week, ministers and diplomats from across the world will be gathering in Glasgow for the 26th United Nation’s International Climate Change Conference, COP26, aimed at addressing what many have described as the ‘Climate Emergency’ facing the planet. On the agenda are plans to reduce high global emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2, created […]
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said the United States was committed to providing US$102 million (IDR 1.44 trillion) worth of assistance to ASEAN countries in dealing with climate change. The statement was made by Retno after attending a virtual US-ASEAN Summit on Wednesday (27/10/2021).
“Five million people are affected by the ongoing water crisis” in north and northeast Syria, the United Nations said Tuesday, October 5, and called for a “multi-sectoral response” worth $251 million to help 3.4 million of the most affected people over the next six months. Only $51 million has been received so far.