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.
Under the Paris Agreements, adopted in 2015, 195 countries adopted a common goal of keeping the rise in global temperatures below 2°C compared to pre-industrial levels. A recent report published in the journal Science estimated that half of the world's glaciers (excluding Greenland and Antarctica) will disappear by 2100, even if the 'temperature increase is limited to +1.5°C. It is estimated that at least 60 percent of the glaciers in central Europe will be lost by 2100.
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.
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.
On 16 March 2022, the FUR FREE EUROPE initiative was registered with the European Commission, which envisages the abolition of animal fur farms and fur sales throughout Europe.
The reasons for collecting more than 1,530,000 signatures across Europe in favour of this initiative are manifold.
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