IPCC SYNTHESIS REPORT, SCIENCE’S LAST GREAT WARNING
The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today released the Sixth Assessment Summary Report.The document is the last major report produced by the IPCC and takes stock of the current state of the climate crisis and the scenarios that lie ahead both in the long term and in the nearer future, between 2030 and 2040. Italian Climate Network's commentary.
OMAR DI FELICE COMPLETED THE WINTER CROSSING OF LADAKH
Omar Di Felice completed the long solo winter crossing of the Himalayan region of Ladakh by bicycle. After 11 days in the saddle, 1100 kilometres and almost 20,000 metres of altitude difference, he concluded his adventure on the summit of Khardung La at 5359 metres above sea level.
POSTPONEMENT OF THE VOTE ON STOPPING ENDOTHERMIC ENGINES FROM 2035
The vote by the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of the European Union on the EU regulation blocking the production and marketing of CO2-emitting vehicles from 2035 has been postponed until a later date. A postponement that was deemed 'an Italian success'. Below is the comment of the Italian Climate Network with the statement of its President, Serena Giacomin.
ALONE IN LADAKH OMAR DI FELICE EMBARKS ON ANOTHER STAGE OF THE ‘BIKE TO 1.5°C’ PROJECT
Ultra cyclist Omar Di Felice's 2023 begins with a new extreme winter adventure crossing the remote Ladakh region among the Himalayan mountains and glaciers. After returning early from Antarctica and waiting to set off again on what will be his second attempt to cross the planet's most remote continent, he has set a new goal. An adventure that marks the point of departure: Omar will cross one of the highest and coldest regions on Earth, Ladakh. Located in the north of India, on the border between Pakistan and China, the region is the Himalayan district that still preserves Tibetan Buddhism intact, so much so that it is also nicknamed 'the Little Tibet of India'.
THE AFRICAN COP UNLOCKS THE SYSTEM, BUT MITIGATION AND FINANCE POSTPONED TO 2023
How did COP27 on climate do? A point-by-point analysis of the outcome document by the Italian Climate Network team.