The young Swedish activist made his own accusations in the video: “It is not enough to develop a zero-emission plan for 2050. We have been behind for decades.”
For Greta Thunberg, the goal of world leaders in tackling climate change is “Greatly inadequate“Swedish activists spoke in a video during Earth Day. At that time, it was a virtual summit organized by US President Joe Biden. 40 heads of state and government attended.”We cannot be satisfied just because it is better than nothing“The appointment of Greta illustrates this point”We have been behind for decades“.
Greta: “Insufficient goals for world leaders”
Rights defenders emphasized thatNo meeting“The goals that world leaders will propose at the climate change summit include the goal of achieving zero emissions by 2050.”The gap between consciousness, time and action“respect”The best scientific data available“Equivalent”To the largest elephant ever“. Greta said, there is a gap,”It’s no longer possible to ignore“.
After the Council and the European Parliament reached an agreement on climate law, the information has been disseminated on social media. The agreement provides for the reduction of net greenhouse gas emissions, including a reduction of at least 55% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels. It is an important milestone for the European Union to reach zero in 2050.
Today is Washington’s announcement of a new goal for the United States, together with China, 42% of global emissions Greenhouse gas emissions are 9% of the EU.The U.S. will work to reduce At least 50% Compared with the 2005 value of emissions in ITU considered by the ITU, the reference baseline used is different from that in 1990, even though the two are two different emission peaks.
As for the European Union, the Commission has also proposed standards that will be used to determine economic activities that make a significant contribution to the economy. Mitigating climate change And the requirements for activities, so as not to achieve “any significant damage” to achieve the goals indicated in the green taxonomy or to achieve the principle of determining whether an activity can be regarded as environmentally sustainable and have the opportunity to obtain green funds.The decision was postponed to June On energy, Natural gas and nuclear power, EU countries have different views on this, not everyone thinks that they are indispensable for green transformation.