Climate change policy
World leaders are gathering today in the Scottish city of Glasgow to try to accelerate efforts to tackle climate change, writes the Associated Press.
So far, the efforts of the international community have been fruitless, the Earth's climate is getting warmer and the meteorological phenomena are becoming more extreme, scientists and government officials warn.
G20 leaders gather for a second day of their Rome summit on Oct. 31, with all eyes on whether they can deliver a meaningful commitment on climate change ahead of crucial U.N. talks.
The Group of 20 major economies emit nearly 80 percent of carbon emissions, and a promise of action would provide a much-needed boost to COP26 climate talks starting in Glasgow on Oct. 31.
Ljubljana – Delo points the finger at G20 nations as it argues in Saturday’s commentary that the onus is on the biggest polluters when it comes to keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius.
“It is clear who must do the most – those who are responsible for the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions. They are united in G20, which produces three quarters of the world’s emissions.”