COP26 Glasgow 2021. Summary, objectives, opinions and conclusions

Introduction. Half a century lost before Glasgow. Summary of COP26. What is the Glasgow Climate Pact? Main objectives of COP26. Who were the absent leaders? The physical spaces. Opinions. COP26 conclusions Introduction Half a century lost before Glasgow In Stockholm-1972 the First Earth Summit was held. This meeting produced the "Stockholm Declaration", a document comparable [...]

To the youth of the world, about the COP26

Facing reality has always been humanity's hardest task Throughout the most important climate event of all time, COP26 (31 Oct - 12 Nov 2021), it is possible that humanity's fate may be decided. This article that you are now reading, I dedicate it to you and to all the young people and I invite you [...]

Preliminary information on COP26 Glasgow 2021

Updated September 18, 2021 COP26 will take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow, between October 31 and November 12, 2021, and not in 2020 as planned. Its postponement was due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change of date was agreed between the UN and the Governments of the United Kingdom and Italy, which are [...]

Brief history of the COPs – UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

©Published first time in November 2015 – Updated August 2021 As we write this new update to the Brief History of COP, the alarming news continues. Mega forest fires that happen at the same time in different parts of the planet: Russia, the United States, Canada, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece. The voracity of these fires, some [...]

The Paris Agreement and the difficulty of the “ambition” concept

The Paris Agreement was presented in the french capital in November 2015 during COP21. It was approved by 167 countries immediately, but its entry into force depended on the ratification of 55% of the 197 parties, which occurred on April 20, 2016, during the celebration of Earth Day. "Ambition" as the backbone of the Paris [...]

The Paris Agreement the hope of humankind

While it is true that many people are expectant about the Paris Agreement, among other things because of its starting difficulties, it is also true that it is an extremely powerful document, accepted by almost every nation on the planet. It is a universal agreement that establishes measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This in [...]

From Kyoto to Paris, history of two climate agreements

The 1950s were times of mixed feelings. World War II was just over. The smell of gunpowder had not vanished when the reconstruction of Europe and Japan began. The people, although they did not forget their dead, began to live life in the hope that peace and well-being would be permanent. That vision of a [...]

2020: the year of truth for earthlings

This year 2020 is expected to activate the Paris Agreement at COP26, Glasgow, Scotland, November 2 to 13. The next twelve months will be crucial and potentially full of challenges, as can be deduced from the insufficient results of COP25 and the history of failure and postponements accumulated during the last quarter of the century, [...]

Summary and conclusions of the Rio Summit. Second Earth Summit

Revised January 2020 The Rio Summit was a fundamental meeting, more important than most people think. In Río de Janeiro set the foundations for the fight against climate change and face the threats that loom over life on Earth, with a view to the 21st century. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) [...]

Can the multiplication of gas pipelines in Europe face the Paris Agreement?

New technologies allow the construction of long gas pipelines at high speed Published in January 2019. Reviewed in December 2019 (These days the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is world news because the United States Congress has approved sanctions related to the Russian gas pipeline that will take natural gas to Germany, [...]

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