Also present Greta Thunberg. “I’m fine – he said – and I have the same expectations as many other meetings, many wordsThe environmental activist then added that she and Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan activist, will give “the keynote speeches during the opening morning session”.
Italy will be represented by Federica Gasbarro and Daniele Guadagnolo. On 30 September Youth4Climate will overlap the Pre-Cop26, which will also start that day at the Mico in Milan. The 400 young people, between 15 and 29 years old, will present their proposals at the inauguration of the Pre-Cop, in the presence of Sergio Mattarella and Mario Draghi, and with the remote participation of Boris Johnson e Antonio Guterres.
On the same day, the conference will end with the Music4Climate concert. The Pre-Cop26 will continue, however, until Saturday 2 October, with the participation of about fifty ministers of the environment. These must prepare the update of the commitments of decarbonizzazione of individual states under the Paris Agreement, commitments that will then be formally adopted in Glasgow, where COP26, the annual UN climate conference, scheduled from 31 October to 12 November, will take place.
Cingolani: “Let young people give new visionary solutions” – Opening Youth4Climate at the Mico in Milan, Roberto Cingolani, Minister of Ecological Transition, addressed young people saying: “We want to listen to your ideas, your proposals, we need your vision, your motivations, your involvement: we combine the forces, we must not give up on the future of our planet. But remember that climate change and global social inequalities must be dealt with together, there is no single solution. I hope that in addition to protesting, which is extremely helpful, you will help us identify new ones. visionary solutions: that’s what we expect from you “. For the minister, “climate ambition, economic recovery, the involvement of non-state actors and a society more aware of climate challenges are fundamental arguments for the protection of our environment, our planet and above all for future generations”.