#ActualiteCD. | UK intends to raise the bar in the fight against climate change (Emily Maltman) – Desk Nature

As this is no longer relevant today, the United Kingdom is organizing from Monday 1is to Thursday 11 November 2021, the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. As the host country of this major global climate event, the United Kingdom intends to raise the bar higher in the fight against climate change, by increasing levels of ambition around the world.

As one of the world’s leading economies, the UK is committed to achieving the most ambitious climate change targets. The country has just passed a law aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 78% by 2035.

« This will enable it to achieve three-quarters of the way the goal of zero emissions by 2050. The UK’s green economic transition now means that low-carbon electricity accounts for more than 50% of total production. energy of the country. UK released industrial carbonization strategy to create world’s first low-carbon industrial sector “. This is the assurance given by Ms Emily Maltman, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom accredited to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

It was Tuesday, October 19 in the evening on the occasion of a cocktail that she organized in her residence in Kinshasa, to celebrate the selection of the Congolese NGO Pole Pole among the 15 finalists of the new and prestigious prize. Earthshot for the environment. This award created by Prince William (of Great Britain) and The Royal Foundation in October 2020, with a view to inciting and helping to repair the planet over the next ten years.

The Ong Pole Pole is thus nominated in 2021 for its action in favor of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the province of South Kivu. Having praised the work of this Congolese organization for the preservation of the environment, the British diplomat announced on this occasion the participation, as a candidate for the Earthshot Prize, of the Ong Pole Pole at the COP26.

And in view of this COP26, underlines Ambassador Emily Maltman, the United Kingdom is working with its main partners, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as its allies around the world, “ to provide significant tangible support for adaptation and green growth ».

The British diplomat says she is convinced that COP26 will be a success and a greener future will be assured for future generations. ” COP26 will bring together leaders from around the world who will unite to support the implementation of the global climate change goals ”Said Ambassador Emily Maltman.

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Source: ActualiteCD.

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