global temperature The draft document emphasizes the long-term global goal of keeping average global temperature rise well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and continuing efforts to limit temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. The document “recognizes that the impact of climate change will be significantly less with an increase in temperature to 1.5°C, recognizing that this will require significant and effective action by all parties to this crucial decade, based on the best available scientific knowledge.”
Fossil fuels – The draft “invites parties to consider further opportunities to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases other than carbon dioxide,” “requires parties to expedite Eliminating coal and fossil fuel subsidies” and “underscores the critical importance of nature-based solutions and ecosystem-based approaches, including forest protection and restoration, in reducing emissions and protecting biodiversity.”
Fund for Least Developed Countries by 2023 – The document welcomes the “increased pledges made by developed countries” to the Assistance Fund for the Least Developed Countries stipulated in the Paris Agreement, commitments aimed at “reaching the target of $100 billion by 2023 at the latest. Dollars annually.” He also stressed “the need to increase the parties’ support for developing countries beyond the goal of mobilizing $100 billion annually.” He therefore “notes with regret” that even the target of $100 billion annually as of 2020 “has not yet been reached”.
The contribution of young people and indigenous people The draft recognizes “the important role of non-state actors, including civil society, indigenous peoples, youth and others, in contributing to progress towards the goal of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, soand Paris Agreement objectives”. The project expresses “appreciation” for “Youth4Climate” held in Milan in September” and “urges parties and stakeholders to ensure significant participation of youth in the decision-making process” of the Paris and Paris Agreement. Therefore “invites future COP Presidents to the organization of annual discussion forums between Parties and youth.” The document stresses “the important role indigenous peoples’ knowledge and experience can play in effective action on climate change, and urges Parties to actively engage indigenous peoples in the implementation of climate action.”
The role of women in climate action – Project “Encouraging Parties to increase the full, meaningful and equal participation of women in climate action, ensuring appropriate implementation of gender equality and the means of implementation”.
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