UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of impending climate change. Climate disaster is imminent, he says. Reacting to the Glasgow climate deal, he said: “This is an important step, but not enough.” The summary of this conference is, blah, blah, blah.
Those who welcomed the Glasgow climate deal also said there was still much work to be done. Guterres acknowledged the flaws in the agreement in a statement issued after the Glasgow deal last Saturday night. He tweeted that the outcome of COP 28 was a compromise that reflected the interests, conflicts and political will of today’s world.
“Now is the time to take urgent action,” he said. Climate war is a battle to save our lives, which we must win. ‘
“Our fragile world hangs in the balance,” he warned. We are still knocking on the door of climate change. ”
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has sharply criticized the climate deal. According to him, the real work has been done outside the conference venue. “We will never give up,” he said.
During the conference, other environmental activists, including Thunberg, complained that there was no real agreement between the promises made by world leaders and the actual action.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the climate deal a “big step”. He added that there is still a lot of work to be done.
A statement from the European Commission stated that the agreement “survives the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.” Has allowed global warming to be limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
India and China have called for last-minute changes to the agreement. They are coal
Usage says ‘phase down’ instead of ‘phase out’. In the end, it was approved, but many countries were not satisfied. They have expressed dissatisfaction.
Alok Sharma, president of this year’s conference, told a news conference on Saturday night that “hard work has begun.” We have been able to sustain the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. But I’m still saying that the 1.5 degree pulse we’re getting is weak. It will last only if we keep our promises. ”
On the deal, US climate envoy John Kerry said Paris had created the field and the Glasgow race had started from there. The race started on Saturday night.
“Our biggest achievement is the rulebook,” said Zhao Yingmin, a Chinese negotiator