China News Service, November 1st. According to Euronet citing EUN News Agency, on October 31, local time, the two-day Group of Twenty (G20) summit officially came to an end.
The participating countries issued a joint communiqué, urging all parties to take effective actions to control the global temperature rise within 1.5 degrees Celsius.
In addition, G20 countries are still concerned about the impact of the new crown pneumonia pandemic on sustainable economic development.
According to reports, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) meeting in Rome, the Italian capital, have agreed to achieve carbon neutrality by about the middle of this century, and promised to end financing foreign coal power plants by the end of 2021, but They failed to reach an agreement on phasing out the domestic coal industry.
Data map: United Nations Secretary-General Guterres stated at a press conference of the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid on December 1 that controlling global warming within 1.5°C is still achievable.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Xia Bin
In response, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wrote on social media that although he welcomed the renewed commitment of the G20 to global solutions, his hopes have not been realized. However, he also said that this hope has not been at least not realized. bury.
On October 31, local time, the G20 summit closed.
The G20 leaders issued a communiqué and are committed to achieving the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
According to the report, this is in line with the global commitment in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, which is to control the global average temperature rise within 2 degrees Celsius from the pre-industrial level, and work towards the 1.5 degrees Celsius target.
The communiqué stated that representatives of these countries recognized that the impact of climate change at 1.5 degrees Celsius is much lower than 2 degrees Celsius.
Keeping 1.5 degrees Celsius within reach requires all countries to take meaningful and effective actions and commitments.
G20 leaders agree that achieving net zero emissions and controlling temperature rise in the middle of this century are "key correlations."
The communiqué promised that by the end of 2021, it would stop providing international public funds to overseas new coal-fired power that has not reduced emissions.
The G20 will once again provide 100 billion U.S. dollars to developing countries as the cost of adapting to climate change.
On September 4, local time, the Greenland ice cap under the lens melted in a large area.
Before the meeting officially began to discuss climate issues, Italian Prime Minister Draghi called on the leaders of the meeting to set their goals far.
He said that the decision we made today will directly affect the success of the Glasgow Climate Summit and will ultimately affect our ability to respond to the climate crisis.
The communiqué stated that we are still deeply concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on sustainable development, especially the impact on developing countries, which has slowed down the process of achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
We reiterate that we are committed to formulating a global response policy to accelerate the process of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and support the sustainable and comprehensive recovery of the global economy.
G20 leaders acknowledged that during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is urgent to formulate common standards for personnel exchanges, including nucleic acid test results and COVID-19 vaccination certificates, as well as compatible and mutually recognized software.
The announcement stated that we request the health ministers of all countries to pay attention to the vaccination process and study ways to speed up vaccination when necessary.
The G20 leaders pledged to support the rapid, robust and inclusive recovery of the tourism industry affected by the new crown epidemic.
The G20 also promised to take measures to increase the supply of new crown vaccines and medical supplies to developing countries, and to eliminate supply and financing restrictions in order to complete the goals set by the WHO.
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