Schoolchildren, young workers and communities around the world have launched a one-day climate strike aimed at emphasizing the urgent need for a climate crisis despite the corona virus epidemic.
Social distance and other measures of Quaid 19 reduced protests, but thousands of workers posted on social media and took to the streets to protest the lack of climate action by world leaders. There was a minimum strike schedule 3,500 locations worldwide.
Friday’s strikes – some on the streets mostly in the form of socially marginalized physical marches, and some purely online meetings – were on a smaller scale and were much more pressing than the September week process last year, with worldwide I included at least 6 million people. Participated in it.
Greta Thunberg led the strike in Sweden, which was limited to 50 people under the country’s lockdown laws. Tweet, A photo showing the strikers at a distance of more than 2 meters. Action Day also marks the 110th week of its own school strike, which began in August 2018.
He said, “Friday and the Youth Climate Movement is working once again around the world in a safe manner and following the guidelines of Cove 19, so that those in power We must face the crisis. “
Kuwait was an innovation through sanctions 24 hour zoom call, Talking to people from all over the world about their region, talking to activity for callers.
Protests were planned in at least 150 countries on Friday, according to the Future World Youth Movement, which united after the Thunberg strike.
Protesters gathered on the lawn of Australia’s parliament in Canberra, calling for politicians to provide “our future – gas financing” through posters, and remembering the devastating fires that engulfed the region earlier this year. went.
In the Philippines, the march and banners linked the strike to concerns over terrorism laws and concerns used to dismiss protests and the plight of developing countries that are being ignored by the rich world. “We, the Philippines, have been the hardest hit, ranking second in the recent Global Climate Risk Index, yet our contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is very low,” said activist Mitzi Junile Tan. Affected people are often the ones who have contributed the most to the climate crisis, and what are they doing now? Nothing. Now is the time for world leaders to wake up to the reality of the climate crisis.
Strikes and demonstrations took place in major Indian cities, and placards complaining that “it is getting hot” reflects the prediction that heat waves in India could kill millions of people every year in the coming decades. If global temperatures continue to rise, the current rate
“Countries like India are already facing a climate crisis. We are not just fighting for our future, we are fighting for our situation,” said activist Disha A. Ravi. The most affected will lead a fair plan to change the dialogue and rehabilitate the climate talks that will benefit the people and not the pockets of our government. “
Strikes in Bangladesh have drawn attention to the threat posed to the country by rising sea levels, as thousands of people are already refugees whose homes have been barricaded.
Hundreds of South Africans marched through Pretoria, calling on the government to declare a weather emergency. Across Africa, protesters gathered on the streets and at the foot of public buildings to demand political action. Hilda Flavia Nkabe, who is Friday for Uganda’s Future Worker, countered by taking action to control the coronavirus with the weakest progress so far in the climate.
He said that in order to combat the epidemic in Cowade-19, the governments have decided to close the long locks and strengthen the brakes and take tough and bold steps. We have temporarily suspended the strike – but we know that the only way to keep climate change is through action. That is why we are striking again today, and will continue to do so.
The worst strike was in the north, on the shores of Arctic Ice, north of the Norwegian island of Svalbard, where 18-year-old expert Maya Rose Craig Greenpeace, also known as Birdgirl, was aboard the Arctic Sunrise.
“I’m here because I want to see for myself that the Arctic Ocean, one of the main protectors of this threat-protecting planet, has melted at an alarming rate,” he said. “Future activists around the world on Friday called for immediate action against climate change.”
Earlier this week, scientists confirmed that this year’s Arctic sea ice was the second smallest on record in at least 40 years.
World leaders are meeting online this week, and a few in private at the UN General Assembly in New York, which for the first time has taken the form of a virtual event.
China stunned the rest of the world by becoming carbon neutral by 2060, raising greenhouse gas emissions and then announcing a new decline before 2030. The Environmental Action Tracker Think Tank estimates that if these promises are kept, they will be reduced. Global temperatures rose between 0.2C and 0.3C.
If tolerated, it could go a long way in maintaining the Paris Agreement, with temperatures falling below 2C, which is the desired 1.5C limit.
Ahead of this uncertain meeting, the European Union also announced a strong goal of reducing greenhouse gases by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. This will be the strongest commitment of any major economy, although Green Mohmand said the new target is low. Consider the increasing effects of carbon dioxide, such as forests, compared to the old.
The United States, the world’s second-largest emitter, is set to withdraw from the Paris Agreement this year, and the president will maintain the timetable under Donald Trump’s second term. Democratic candidate Joe Biden has vowed to rejoin.
The UK, which will host the next UN climate summit in November 2021 – called COPI 26 – has also stepped up its diplomatic move. On the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will convene an interim summit of world leaders of major economies this December.
In this interim meeting, all countries will be expected to come forward with their national plans – the so-called nationally agreed partnerships, or the NDCs, at the UN General Assembly, on carbonization efforts. To stabilize, as required under the 2015 agreement. Current commitments will result in an increase in temperature of 3 CC, which will lead to catastrophe and severe weather in different parts of the world.
Youth activists in the Future Movement on Friday are planning their mock Copy 26 conference this November, when the TAP 26 was delayed due to the corona virus. Schoolchildren around the world want to counteract this urgency with slow progress in international forums.
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