The vice president of the United States, Kamala Harrishe promised this Saturday at COP28 that your country will contribute 3 billion dollars to the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries “invest in resilience, clean energy and nature-based solutions.
In his speech as part of the World Climate Action Summit which this Saturday celebrates its third day and which is part of the UN climate summit in Dubai, Harris highlighted the efforts of Joe Biden’s government in terms of climate action, by making “the largest climate investment in the world.” history of our country“.
American politics, which spoke filling in for Biden -who did not attend COP28-, recalled that tackling the climate crisis requires financing of approximately one trillion dollars over the next ten years.
“We are deploying thousands of kilometers of high-voltage transmission lines to bring clean energy to every corner of our nation,” he added, while highlighting that they are “reducing emissions not only in energy and transportation, but also in industry, agriculture, buildings and construction“.
Teresa Ribera presents the high-level summit on droughts
On the other hand, the third vice president of the Government of Spain and Minister for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, Teresa Ribera, has defended the need to “continue working” to counteract the effect of droughts. Ribera presented this Saturday the World Summit against the UN Drought that will be held in Barcelona next year.
“The climate emergency causes droughts and at this moment our commitment to this high-level meeting, ten years after the first one was held, we want it to be precisely in Barcelona,” said the minister in her speech from Arab Emirates. For this reason, the minister assures that “it is a pleasure” for her “to be able to work with the mayor” of Barcelona in the celebration that she wants “to be the most important event of the year 2024.” regarding droughts”.
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