Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

MVC civil society leaders for actions for 1.5 degree temp goal

Civil society leaders of most vulnerable countries (MVC) have demanded urgent actions by developed countries to reduce the greenhouse gases to keep global warming rise below 1.5 degree Celsius. 

They raised the demand at a press conference titled “LDC & MVC Peoples’ expectations and COP 25” at Madrid in Spain on Thursday, said a press release. 

CSO leaders also opposed any attempt of false solution and demanded developing the implementation guidelines of Article-6 (Market Mechanism for reducing greenhouse gases) of the Paris Agreement under UNFCCC Process instead of bilateral one which being offered by developed countries.

Syed Aminul Hoque of EquityBD, Bangladesh placed the key demand at the programme. 

Mentioning that the COP-25 is being held at a crucial, historical and transitional stage, Aminul Hoque urged the developed countries to revise and enhance their actions in reducing greenhouse gases based on the IPPC 1.5 degree strategy.

Other speakers also hoped that the developed countries will significantly address the climate threats.