continued shift to fossil fuels The equivalent of a “death sentence” for millions of peopleSwedish activist Greta Thunberg is urging politicians to act again on global warming.
“Without a swift and fair exit from fossil fuels, It is impossible for us to comply with the 1.5 degree Celsius limitThunberg told a news conference in Bonn, Germany.
Thunberg refers to most ambitious warming cap The year 2100 was set in the 2015 Paris Agreement.
“If we don’t (get rid of fossil fuels), For many, this will be a death sentence.“The Swedish activist added on the sidelines of UN-sponsored climate talks half a year before the Conference of the Parties (COP28) scheduled to start in Dubai.
environmentalist push Faster Expansion of Renewable Energyand a departure from fossil fuels (natural gas, oil, and coal) because of their significant contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.
However, major oil and gas groups believe The world has other ways to reduce emissions or their impactwithout eliminating the use of fossil fuels.
precisely, The chairman of this year’s COP28 will be Sultan al Jaber, head of the UAE oil company ADNOC., This has drawn plenty of criticism from environmentalists.
In Bonn, the fact that the chairmanship of COP28 was entrusted to the president of an oil company in the sense that the Kenyan activist Eric Njuguna It’s like having ‘a mosquito lead the fight against malaria’“.
Al Jaber acknowledged last week that reducing fossil fuel use would be “inevitable”.