On Monday, given the deepening impact of extreme weather events on countries worldwide, UN deputy chief Mokora reiterated the importance of keeping a temperature increase within the internationally agreed target of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

The Climate Action Network (can), comprised of groups from more than 130 countries, argued that the failure to deliver vaccines to millions of people in those countries, together with the high costs of travel and accommodation, would have rendered it impossible to ensure that COP26 talks will be “safe, inclusive and just.”

“The entire planet is going through a season of fire and floods”Amina Mohammed

“The entire planet is going through a season of fire and floods” Amina Mohammed said at a high-level climate summit, targeting primarily vulnerable people in both rich and poor countries.

May also express concern about the disqualification of delegates, journalists and civil society groups from countries on the United Kingdom Coronavirus Red Closure List.

Anyone on the Red List within 10 days of entry to UK will face a ban on entry.

Some countries on the Red List are some of the countries most severely affected by climate change, including the Maldives and Bangladesh.

COP26 president Alok Sharma, a British Member of Parliament, reacted on Twitter, pointing to the steps adopted by the British Government to ensure that delegates are offered vaccines and that red-roasted countries are housed.

Sam Lowe, trade expert for the Centre for European Reform, told Sky News he was surprised British ministers were caving in to Australian pressure.

Climate Action Network

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Climate Action Network – International is an global network of over 1, (wikipedia)

2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference. It is scheduled to be held in the city of Glasgow, (wikipedia)

Climate change in Australia

Climate change in Australia has been a critical issue since the beginning of the 21st century. Australia is becoming hotter, and more prone to extreme heat, bushfires, droughts, (wikipedia)