Mr. Alok Sharma COP26 President, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, discussed the challenges posed by climate change, during a virtual meeting “In Talking With”, which was hosted by the British Embassy in Riyadh.
Mr. Alok Sharma was joined by representatives from all parts of Saudi society including government institutions and others.
Who discussed aspirations for COP26, which will be held in Glasgow next November, as well as the Race to Zero initiative towards a carbon-neutral world and the Race for Resilience.
COP26 President stated; Designated Chair of COP26 Climate Conference, “As one of the largest economies in the world, Saudi Arabia is not only a global but mainly regional leader in this part of the world.
He explained: “All the conversations being discussed globally about climate action have paid off and spur progress. I think there is a clear momentum to move forward, and there is an agreed recognition that global warming is having some serious impacts around the world.”
Aspirations for the Climate Conference
COP26 President added: “My big hope is that with the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow, we will have all come together and been able to keep temperature rise within 1.5°C.
“Already we have reached a point slightly above global warming, and now we are seeing the effects of it. Rising temperatures, wildfires and floods are prompting us to take quick decisions and action; and that over the next decade, we must be absolutely decisive in the actions and roles that must be taken.” performed it, he continued
COP26 President concluded saying “I would like to thank you all for the efforts you are making both personally and through your business organizations to take action on mitigating climate change. I really believe that if we continue to work together, we will get to the desired state of environmental protection that is also beneficial to the economy.”