The objective of the Climate Summits is to gradually modify all the guidelines and points to take into account for the fight against climate change with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The next Climate Summit (COP23) will be held in Bonn next November. This COP23 aims to advance in the adjustments of the Paris Agreement and show, above all, that there is a need and unity of the rest of the members of the Agreement, after the US decision to abandon it. What characteristics does this COP23 have?
New Climate Summit
The German Minister for the Environment, Barbara Hendricks, has assured that COP23 intends to continue the fight against climate change, being a clear political signal. In other words, it wants to convey the need to all governments in the world to fight against climate change.
"We are in a special situation because it is the first Climate Summit after the announcement by US President Donald Trump that The US will abandon the Paris Agreement. It is about sending a clear political signal of unity, "he said.
Many members of the Paris Agreement were scared when they saw that Trump left the Paris Agreement. United States is the cause of 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, the United States no longer has any type of legal bond when it comes to reducing its emissions. The almost general fear in the members of the Paris Agreement was that they believed that the departure of Donald Trump would cause a domino effect.
The Bonn Summit
This COP23 will try to address how countries should present their action plans to contain global warming, in a way that is transparent and comparable. In addition, there will be a discussion to see how countries will enforce these plans to contain global warming. Greenhouse gas reduction targets must be increasingly ambitious, as the direct consequences of climate change are increasingly evident.
Now it is about taking action and starting to take action steps.