From Sunday to November 12, Glasgow will host thousands of delegates as part of the COP26 Climate Summit.
The Scottish Green Party has launched the slogan “Humanity’s Last Chance to Save the Planet” at the height of the climate change dialogue, and the schedule of the summit is packed with events as world leaders and delegates develop a new plan for climate change. Goals.
In line with the Paris Climate Agreement, governments aim to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, and countries’ drastic new promises are expected to avoid more dangerous consequences such as heat waves, floods and damage to natural systems. Sea level rise, and temperature-related diseases.
What is the COP 26 Summit?
The COP stands for Conference of Parties, and is the twenty-sixth summit to be attended by members of the Glasgow Summit.
At this 11-day summit, the parties will discuss climate goals and what needs to be done to address the challenges of climate change.
Who will attend the summit?
Several heads of state, including Boris Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen.
All eyes will be on the leaders of the G-20 countries, which account for 80% of global emissions, including the United States, China, India and Russia.
The leaders are expected to arrive in Glasgow on Sunday evening, October 31, according to a schedule described on the official UN website.
Before the official meeting in the Blue Zone begins, participants will travel to the SEC building in Glasgow on November 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Participants will then be hosted by the UK Government in a reception at the Kelvingrow Art Museum.
What happens next?
After the leaders leave, the participating national delegates will begin engaging in formal negotiations and informal consultations, and may attend meetings with other delegates.
What is the difference between the blue zone and the green zone?
The Blue Zone is for those enrolled in the SEC campus and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and it is in this region that world leaders meet and negotiate.
The media, non-profit organizations and UN agencies are allowed to be in the blue zone.
Green District, Glasgow’s Science Center, is designed for the general public and hosts workshops, art exhibitions, installations, presentations, technical presentations and concerts.
After the opening ceremony, after the speeches of the heads of state and heads of state of the countries participating in the talks, each day of the summit will focus on the confusing topic of climate.
On Wednesday, November 3, the funds will be discussed among the delegates, and then on Thursday, November 4, energy will be discussed.
Delegates will also discuss youth and public empowerment topics on Friday, November 5 and nature topics on Saturday, November 6.
Other topics in the second week of COP26 include adaptation, loss and damage, traffic and cities, regions and structured environments.
Objectives of COP26
Accelerate work towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
What must we do to achieve the goals of COP26?
Work to achieve emission reduction targets in line with reaching zero by the middle of the century
Accelerate the phase by encouraging investment in renewable energy sources, reducing deforestation and accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.
Teamwork to accelerate achievements and meet the challenges of climate change.
Accelerate cooperation between governments, corporations and civil society to achieve climate goals.
Raising funds, and fulfilling promises that rich countries make $ 100 billion a year.
Controlling global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius as part of the Paris Agreement.
– Accelerate the gradual discharge of coal.
Why is the summit being held in Glasgow?
The British government chose Glasgow to host COP26.
The United Kingdom chose Glasgow to host COP26 because of its expertise, sustainability and world-class facilities.
“Dear Green Venue” is the perfect place to hold a sustainable and inclusive COP conference. It has set the goal of carbon neutrality by 2030, with its consistent campaign in Glasgow to be one of the greenest cities in Europe and the fourth largest in the world in the Global Sustainability Index.
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