The annual United Nations Climate Conference COP26 opened this morning on the campus of the Scottish Event in Glasgow. At the opening ceremony, COP25 President of Chile, Carolina Schmidt, handed over the shipments to British COP26 President Alok Sharma. Also in attendance were Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the United Nations Climate Convention that organizes conferences of parties, Hosung Lee, Chair of the United Nations Scientific Committee on Climate Change and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and India Logan Riley, representative of indigenous peoples. .
The past seven years have been the hottest due to scientific measurements of temperature, and 2021 will also be placed between fifth and seventh in the rankings.. carrying it World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report, released today at Cop26 in Glasgow. The level of the oceans began to rise faster than in 2013: from 2.1 mm per year between 1993 and 2002, to 4.4 mm per year between 2013 and 2021. The acidity of the seas, due to the strong presence of carbon dioxide, is today the highest. for 26000 years. Presenting the report, Wmo Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said: “Extreme climate events are the new normal. There is mounting scientific evidence that some of them bear the hallmarks of man-made climate change.”The state of the global climate 2021“.
The World Leaders Summit is scheduled for tomorrow morning. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi (Italy hosted the Pre-Cop26 conference in Milan in September), Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Motley (representing countries at risk of drowning due to Mary’s rise), and British documentarian David Attenborough (a regular presence in Any event in the UK related to climate and environment), UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Prince Charles of Windsor (to replace Queen Elizabeth, in which doctors were banned from participating due to health reasons).
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