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NGO urges EU to do more in wake of Glasgow conference failings

Ljubljana – Umanotera, a Slovenian environmental NGO, has called on Europe to increase its carbon emission reduction goal to at least 65% in the wake of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, which the organisation finds has not met the great expectations with the global commitments far from what needs to be done to mitigate the climate emergency on time.

Ministry says major progress made at COP26, further effort needed

Ljubljana – The Environment Ministry said that significant progress had been made at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, while further efforts would be needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. It quoted Minister Andrej Vizjak expressing satisfaction that the Slovenian EU presidency was able to contribute to the overall result.

Climatologist says deal in Glasgow just another disappointment

Ljubljana – Commenting on the deal reached at the COP26 conference in Glasgow on Saturday, climatologist Lučka Kajfež Bogataj said is was just another disappointment in terms of reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. On the other hand, she noted the progress in providing financial assistance to the most vulnerable countries and halting deforestation.

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says 'not enough'

Nearly 200 nations came together on Nov. 13 on a global deal to combat climate change after two weeks of painful negotiation, but fell short of what science says is needed to contain dangerous temperature rises.

Rich countries stood accused of failing at the COP26 summit in Glasgow to deliver much-needed finance to vulnerable states at risk of drought, rising seas, fire and storms.

The United States and China Unexpectedly Signed a Climate Agreement

Activists and politicians have cautiously welcomed the unexpected declaration between the United States and China, which promises to boost climate cooperation. The EU and the UN described the move as encouraging, but Greenpeace said both sides needed to show more commitment.

Climate summit key step for Earth’s future, says Vizjak

Glasgow – The COP26 climate conference is a key step for the future of our planet and younger generations, Slovenian Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak said at Monday’s press conference in Glasgow, UK. “It is time we act responsibly and move up from good intentions to concrete actions,” he added.