Jordan partakes in COP26 summit

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AMMAN— Jordan took part in the COP26 summit that kicked off Monday in Glasgow, Scotland, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان
The Minister of Environment Muawieh Radaideh is attending the summit and heading a delegation that includes representatives from various sectors and government institutions.

The Jordanian delegation will participate in all of the conference’s meetings and activities to exchange expertise, develop climate actions, and improve sustainable development in Jordan to achieve climate goals established in the Paris Agreement.

The Glasgow gathering will run to November 12, and comes as an accelerating onslaught of extreme weather events across the world underscores the devastating impacts of climate change from 150 years of burning fossil fuels.

The last year alone has seen a once-in-a-thousand-years heatwave and scorching wildfires in North America, extreme rainfall and flooding in Asia, Africa, the US, and Europe and severe drought in Madagascar, AFP news agency reported. (See World leaders urged to ‘save humanity’ at climate summit
The summit’s president, Alok Sharma, on Sunday called COP26 the “last, best hope” to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.  

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