FAQs about the COP, Conference of the Parties

6. What are the objectives of the COP?

The COP is the highest climate authority, the summit with the highest hierarchy, the one that makes decisions on climate matters. The main objective of the COPs is to prevent the global temperature from exceeding 1.5°C by the end of this 21st century with respect to the temperature recorded in 1750, within the framework of the Industrial Revolution, as mandated by the Paris Agreement.

The COP was created to adopt the necessary decisions to achieve the objectives of the fight against climate change, such as the stabilization of concentrations of Greenhouse Gases in the atmosphere, in order to prevent risks to the Earth’s climate system.

The Conference of the Parties was born with the premise of strengthening public awareness on a global scale about the problems related to Climate Change.

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