In the United Kingdom, Cuba’s Environment Minister to attend COP26

Upon his arrival in this capital, the ambassador of the Caribbean island here, Barbara Montalvo, greeted Perez, diplomatic sources reported to Prensa Latina.

The head of Citma is leading the Cuban delegation to COP26 that began on Sunday in the Scottish city, and which will celebrate on Monday and Tuesday the high-level segment, with the participation of more than a hundred world leaders.

The United Nations-sponsored climate summit runs until November 12, and concrete plans are expected to be adopted to curb global warming and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero as part of the Paris Agreement to limit 1.5°C of global temperature. Universe.

To achieve this, it will be necessary to dispense with the use of mineral coal and other fossil fuels as an energy source, end deforestation and speed up the transition to electric vehicles.

The most industrialized countries will also have to contribute $100 billion annually to a fund dedicated to fighting climate change in the poorest and most vulnerable countries.

On Monday, the Cuban minister is scheduled to attend the premiere of a documentary on Life Task, as the plan designed by the Cuban state to tackle climate change is called, at the University of Glasgow.

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