‘This is the biggest step forward in protecting the world’s forests in a generation’, excites the British Presidency of the People’s Republic of China United Nations Conference on Climate Changewhich kicked off on Sunday in Scotland. In addition to Brazil, China and Russia, the countries that signed the agreement also include the United States, Canada and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
According to the British Presidency, 8.75 billion pounds (about 10.30 billion euros) of public funds will be allocated for this project. In addition, £5.3 billion will be mobilized from private investment, one billion of which will be allocated Congo Basin ProtectionIt is home to the second largest tropical forest in the world.
Zero emissions, China and India push deadline to 2070
“We must act now,” is the warning at Cop26 in Glasgow, but the road is up. Indeed, China directly criticizes the United States for polluting the past: its historical emissions are 8 times that of China. Above all, Indian Prime Minister Modo froze the forum: “India will reach zero emissions target in 2070”.
China increases coal production Meanwhile, China has increased daily coal production by more than a million tons in a bid to ease the energy crisis: just as world leaders are engaging in climate talks in Glasgow to stave off the effects of global warming. The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s top economic planning body, announced that the average daily production of coal in Beijing has risen to more than 11.5 million tons since mid-October, an increase of 1.1 million tons compared to the previous year. Until the end of September.
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