Elisabeth II renounces participate in COP 26 "on medical advice", a few days after its hospitalization
© SIPA Elisabeth II renounces participating in COP 26 "on medical advice", a few days after hospitalization a few days after Increasingly concerned hospitalization, it is learned that the 95-year-old monarch has annulled its participation in the Glasgow Conference of 2021 on climate change. The concern continues to grow. In the night of Wednesday, 20th to Thursday, October 21, Elisabeth II was hospitalized at Edward VII Hospital.
© Filippo Monteforte / AFP Pope Francis at the Vatican, on October 27, 2021.
in anticipation of COP 26, which will begin Sunday, October 31 in Glasgow Pope Francis called on world leaders to bring "emergency" of "effective responses to the ecological crisis".
The Pope François called on Friday, October 29 the world leaders who will meet at COP26, the Summit for the Climate of the United Nations which will begin Sunday, October 31 in Glasgow, to bring "emergency" "Effective Responses to the Ecological Crisis" .
"Political decision-makers will meet at COP26 in Glasgow are urgently called for effective responses to the current ecological crisis and thus offer concrete hope for future generations" , he indicated when A speech broadcast on the BBC, warning against an "unprecedented threat of climate change and the degradation of our common home" .
After the submarine crisis, Macron receives biden in Rome in G20
curtain lift © AFP - Brendan Smixowski US President Joe Biden (left) and the first American lady Jill Biden disembark Air Force One Upon arrival at Rome Fiumicino International Airport, early October 29, 2021, Rome, Italy. Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden will meet at the end of the afternoon on October 29 in Rome before the opening of the G20 for which the two leaders go to the Italian capital.
from Sunday, a few 200 countries gathered for two weeks at COP26 will try to agree on how to further reduce their CO2 emissions, with the hope of containing climate warming below 1.5 ° C relative to the pre-industrial era. For many, this UN summit is the last chance to achieve it.
Several meetings with Pope
The 84-year-old pope, will not visit the COP26 negotiations, but Cardinal Pietro Parolin, number 2 of the Vatican, will guide the delegation of the Holy See.
François will however meet Friday, on the margins of the G20, the American President Joe Biden, who is a practicing Catholic, and the South Korean President Moon Jae-in, before a first-on-top of the next day with Indian President Narendra Modi .
At the beginning of the month, the Pope joined nearly 40 religious leaders to appeal to the Heads of Government present at COP26 to take "urgent, radical and responsible measures" to reduce considerably. greenhouse gas emissions.
Glasgow and the world walk for the climate .
© AFP S Os a diluvian rain Glasgow prepares Saturday to be the epicenter of a global mobilization that must see tens of thousands of protesters across the planet call to the Action against climate change that threatens humanity. from Sydney to Paris via London, Nairobi or Mexico, more than 200 events are planned, according to the coalition of organizations causing the mobilization.