Day 1 COP26

Day 1 COP26

Now is “the time for action” on climate change.

Create a “safer, stabler future” for the planet.

‘Act now for our children.’.

If the world does not “get serious about climate change today, it will be too late for our children to do so tomorrow”

“the world is looking to you”

“If working apart we are a force powerful to destabilise our planet, surely working together we are powerful enough to save it,”

“none of us will escape” if we “fail to seize the moment”

Politicians are “pretending to take our future seriously”


net zero emissions by 2050, otherwise short on detail

Net Zero by 2070, 10 years after China and 20 years after the rest of the world

The world’s third-largest emitter, more than 50% of its electricity from coal.

Will increase the share of renewables in energy to 50% by 2030, and to cut one billion tonnes of CO2

50% renewables by 2030, reaching carbon net zero by 2050.

End of illegal deforestation by 2028.

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