FAQs about COP25 Chile-Madrid 2019

2. What are the objectives of COP25?

COP25 is the prelude to the Paris Agreement, which will enter into force in 2020. Its main objective is to review the ambition of the countries and adjust them to the levels required by the Paris Agreement, as well as finalize the guidelines to make That the agreement be fully operational.

The main topics will be focused on the Oceans and Antarctica, discussed this year at the IPCC meeting in Monaco. The report highlights the need to “act urgently in order to prioritize timely, ambitious and coordinated initiatives to address lasting changes in the oceans and the cryosphere that are unprecedented.”

The cryosphere, that is solid state water, such as glaciers, snow, ice and permafrost “are decreasing and will continue to do so, and according to projections this will increase the dangers for people, for example, in the form of landslides, avalanches, rockfalls and floods. ”

COP25 will also focus on renewable energy, circular economy, ecosystems, biodiversity and electromobility.

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