According to the world’s most respected climate analysis coalition, the Climate Action Tracker (Cat), the temperature rises will get close to the disastrous level of 2.4C by the end of this century. This estimation was based on the short-term goals set by countries at Cop26.
According to analysts, the climate crisis raises the global temperature event by only 2C, more than a billion people will feel the extreme heat. At this temperature, the human body cannot cool itself by simply sweating. At that temperature, a healthy human sitting in the shade can die within six hours.
Where are the leaders standing?
All four UK health secretaries expressed their willingness for building climate-resilient health services. 46 other countries also stood alongside the UK and made similar commitments. Health services are considered a source of greenhouse gas emissions that account for near 4.6% of the worldwide total.
At the conference, the Canadian and British scientists referred to climate change as an emergency. They said that substantial changes in behavior are needed to tackle the issue.
Mona Nemer, Canada’s chief scientific adviser, said there is an extreme need for fundamental behavioral, personal, and, cultural changes in our relations and attitude toward the earth and the Earth. On the 9th day of the conference, Tracy Carty, climate change policy and advocacy lead at Oxfam, stated that everything is still to play for but there’s a long ahead of us to go.
Cop26 representatives have expressed their concern about the lack of efficient outcome and progress in discussions in the 9 past days, with only four days to go before the end of the conference in Scotland.
Ocasio-Cortez, the democratic congresswoman Alexandria, hailed Joe Biden’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis. He later mentioned that the US has to deliver outcomes to get credit on climate change.
This is while several organizations had questioned the legitimacy of the Cop26 climate summit on day 8 of the conference. They believed that restrictions on access to negotiations were unnecessary. According to these organizations, being denied full participation in the key negotiations would have direct consequences on millions of people.