Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
proflie-avatar
Login
exit_to_app
More support for an independent Palestine
access_time 24 May 2024 12:02 PM GMT
When toxins flow through Periyar once again
access_time 23 May 2024 5:34 AM GMT
Eight years balance sheet of LDF government
access_time 22 May 2024 4:58 AM GMT
Ebrahim Raisi
access_time 21 May 2024 5:20 AM GMT
Chabahar Port
access_time 20 May 2024 4:00 AM GMT
What is the remedy for this negligence?
access_time 18 May 2024 12:07 PM GMT
DEEP READ
Schools breeding hatred
access_time 14 Sep 2023 10:37 AM GMT
Ukraine
access_time 16 Aug 2023 5:46 AM GMT
Ramadan: Its essence and lessons
access_time 13 March 2024 9:24 AM GMT
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightWorldchevron_rightAttenborough becomes...

Attenborough becomes 'people's Advocate' ahead of UN Summit

text_fields
bookmark_border
Attenborough becomes peoples Advocate ahead of UN Summit
cancel

London: Renowned natural historian and broadcaster, David Attenborough has been named as the people's Advocate for the forthcoming COP26 UN climate change summit in Glasgow in November.

Attenborough, who turned 95 on May 8, will address world leaders at major international events over the next six months, including the G7 Summit in Cornwall next month, to firmly put forward climate and the protection of nature at the top of their agenda.

He has also been invited to address world leaders and the public at the Glasgow Summit -- the most important climate meeting since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015.

"David Attenborough has already inspired millions of people in the UK and around the world with his passion and knowledge to act on climate change and protect the planet for future generations, said Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

"There is no better person to build momentum for further change as we approach the COP26 climate summit in November. I am hugely grateful to Sir David for agreeing to be our People's Advocate." He added.

On being appointed to the role, Attenborough said: "I am greatly honoured to be given the role of People's Advocate. There could not be a more important moment that we should have an international agreement.

"The epidemic has shown us how crucial it is to find agreement among nations if we are to solve such worldwide problems. But the problems that await us within the next 5-10 years are even greater. It is crucial that these meetings in Glasgow, COP26, have success, and that at last, the nations will come together to solve the crippling problems that the world now faces." He added.

Alok Sharma, who holds the cabinet-level role of president of COP26 in the Johnson government, said: "Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity and the stakes could not be higher for our planet. The next decade will be made, or break, for cutting global emissions sufficiently to avoid the worst effects of climate change".



Show Full Article
TAGS:#Boris Johnsonclimate summitDavid AttenboroughCOP26
Next Story