AUTO INDUSTRY LOBBYING AND COP 26

COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

As representatives of governments, businesses, and other organisations with an influence over the future of the automotive industry and road transport, we commit to rapidly accelerating the transition to zero emission vehicles to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement

DE GAULLE ET L'URSS

Le général de Gaulle, s'il condamne toutes les formes de totalitarisme, n'en demeure pas moins ouvert au monde soviétique, qu'il soit le puissant allié de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, ou l'ennemi de l'Occident lors de la Guerre froide qu'il ne désespère pas de faire évoluer vers une forme de libéralisation permettant un dialogue européen "de l'Atlantique à l'Oural". Refusant toutes les formes d'hégémonie, et plus particulièrement celles qu'exercent les Américains, il pousse la France à ouvrir un dialogue direct avec les pays de l'Est.

COP 26 AND FOSSIL FUEL LOBBYISTS

Fossil fuel companies have sent 500 lobbyists to the COP 26, more than any single country at the summit, according to the environmental campaign group Global Witness.

The group found at least 503 people linked with coal, oil and gas companies attending  the conference. Over 100 fossil fuel companies are represented at COP with 30 trade associations and membership organizations also present. 27 official country delegations registered fossil fuel lobbyists including Canada, Russia and Brazil as well as fuel companies including Shell, Gazprom and BP

COASTAL EROSION IN EU COUNTRIES AND THE NEED FOR A PLANNED APPROACH

Length of Coast Line (km)

COP 26 WEEK ONE RESULTS

  1. 100 countries - accounting for more than two-thirds of the global economy - have set firm dates for achieving net-zero emissions.
  2. The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Japan, Canada, South Korea and New Zealand - all strengthened their 2030 targets. The G7 group of countries pledged to halve their collective emissions by 2030.
  3. China pledged to achieve net-zero emissions by 2060 and strengthened its 2030 targets. It now plans to peak emissions by the end of the decade.

HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATEHOOD OF CRIMEA

  1. Crimea was a part of a number of ancient Russian principalities in the 10th–11th centuries and the Russian presence and activities in Crimea and adjacent lands were so extensive that the Arab geographers of that time preferred to call the Black See as “the Russian Sea.”
  2. The territory of Crimea was returned to Russia by the Peace Treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji signed with Turkey on 10 July 1774 and the Russian sovereign rights over Crimea were finally confirmed by the Peace Treaty of Yassi of 29 December 1791.

U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

The legislation will deliver $550 billion of new federal investments in America's infrastructure over five years,

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY COUNTRY 2021

Total C02 Emissions

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY EU COUNTRY 2021

Total C02 Emissions

G20 IN ROME: COMMUNIQUE ON ENERGY AND CLIMATE

  1. We commit to tackle the critical and urgent threat of climate change and to work collectively to achieve a successful UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow.
  2. We reaffirm our commitment to the full and effective implementation of the UNFCCC and of the Paris Agreement, taking action across mitigation, adaptation and finance during this critical decade, on the basis of the best available scientific knowledge, reflecting the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities, in light of different national circumstances.

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