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Opinion Article
December 15, 2020

When COP plays on repeat

25 years after the first COP (in the English acronym for "Conference of Parties" of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), the failure is clear: the emissions that cause the current climate crisis have risen continuously. Since the signing of the historic Paris Agreement, we have already seen a 4% increase in global emissions a mere four years ago. The latest reports from the scientific council of the same UN indicate that we now have ten years to reduce them by 50% and no path seems to lead us there.

The full content was originally written in Portuguese and published in Expresso.

Diogo Silva

Diogo Silva

Nova SBE Alumni, Diogo Silva is one of the Climate Strike faces in Portugal. At 27, this graduate in Economics decided to say goodbye to his job to dedicate himself to environmental activism as a volunteer. He is currently representing Climáximo.

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