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Klöckner wants a ban on animal transports from the EU to third countries
Climate Enegry and Enviroment

Klöckner wants a ban on animal transports from the EU to third countries

It is not guaranteed that countries like Russia or Turkey will adhere to animal welfare guidelines, says Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner. The ministerial meeting in Luxembourg today is also about bees and fur animals. BUnfavorable agriculture minister Julia Klöckner (CDU) urges a ban on long animal transports to countries outside the EU. To this end, she wants to bring a proposal to a meeting of EU agriculture ministers this Monday, together with the Netherlands and Luxembourg.The focus is primarily on Morocco, Turkey, Russia, the Middle East and Asia. “Animal protection must not stop at the EU borders,” said Klöckner. In the case of transports to countries further away, it cannot be absolutely guaranteed that animal welfare requirements will be observed.Rules should apply acr...
Paris Agreement signed by 175 countries / regions
Economy

Paris Agreement signed by 175 countries / regions

The signing ceremony for the new framework for global warming countermeasures, the Paris Agreement, was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on the 23rd of Japan time, and 175 countries and regions such as Japan, the United States, and China signed on the same day. It must be ratified by at least 55 countries and territories and have total greenhouse gas emissions of 55% of the world total. In addition to the fact that many countries have signed a “statement of intention to ratify”, the United States and China, the world’s largest emitters, have shown a positive attitude toward ratification, giving momentum to the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement. became.The Paris Agreement was adopted at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convent...
Developed countries agree to reduce CFC substitutes by 85% Montreal Protocol meeting on greenhouse gas measures
Economy

Developed countries agree to reduce CFC substitutes by 85% Montreal Protocol meeting on greenhouse gas measures

Developed countries will reduce production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are representative of CFC substitutes with strong greenhouse effects, by 85% by 2036 at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol held in Rwanda. On the day, the Parties to the Protocol agreed. Developing countries will also reduce their costs behind developed countries.HFCs used as refrigerants in refrigerators and air conditioners are subject to regulation. According to United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Ministry of the Environment officials, developed countries such as the United States and Japan will gradually reduce HFC production from 2019 by 85% compared to the average for 2011-13 by 1936. do. Developing countries have different reduction schedules depending on the country. Fo...
Climate change leaves 120 million farmers in poverty FAO reports
Economy

Climate change leaves 120 million farmers in poverty FAO reports

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reports that the number of people who will fall into poverty due to the effects of climate change caused by greenhouse gases will increase by up to 120 million by 2030, mainly among farmers in developing countries. It was summarized by the 18th. The report was compiled for the 1st Conference of the Parties (CMA1) of the “Paris Agreement” to be held in Morocco from the 15th, emphasizing the importance of climate change measures from the viewpoint of “food security”. ing.The report is entitled “THE STATE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE” and has 173 pages. It details the serious impact of climate change on agriculture around the world and the urgency of implementing countermeasures. He pointed out that the most serious of these are cou...