On Monday, only six months after the world climate summit in Poland, meeting with around 3000 experts in Bonn to other major UN climate conference. Before the beginning of the ten days of deliberations, the climate chief of the United Nations, Patricia Espinosa stated that the earth rhitzung was the biggest challenge and for generations to come – and there is overwhelming evidence for the urgency of the crisis. “Young people around the world know this – and you are angry,” said the Mexican. The young people demanded that now action will be taken.

the former Mexican foreign Minister, the German press Agency, you have some sympathy for the protest movement Fridays for the Future. “We welcome your inspiring voices as part of our General efforts, the global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees limit.” It must never be forgotten that young people could change the world. Currently, you are going to do exactly that.

The previous Commitments of the countries is not enough

The Meeting in Bonn to prepare, among other things, the next world climate summit in December in Santiago de Chile. There is to move a little, because of the Commitments of all countries in the world are not enough to achieve the aim of the Paris climate agreement. After that, the earth rhitzung should be limited to 1.5 degrees.

even now, the earth has warmed, according to the IPCC, compared to the pre-industrial era by about a degree Celsius. It goes on as in the past, it is the end of this century, a good three degrees warmer. Among the fatal consequences of more heat waves, longer droughts, and more storms, depending on the Region, heavy rain and high water. However, in the past year, the emissions of the climate killer carbon dioxide increased, instead of decreasing.

Germany misses EU targets

The Federal government is currently consulting about how in the energy sector, transport, industry, building sector and other sectors in the emissions of greenhouse gases can be reduced. Because Germany missed not only own, but also EU targets face high penalties.

In an interview is to levy a tax on the emission of CO2, in order to promote climate-friendly technologies. Policy decisions should fall in the autumn.

Germany is to reduce Stand now, by 2050 the greenhouse gas emissions by 80 to 95 percent compared to 1990. In the climate protection plan of 2016, the previous “Grand coalition” of the CDU and the SPD by “a vision of a far-reaching greenhouse gas neutrality by 2050,” the speech is.