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Boris Johnson: climate and insecurity. | Posted on 2021-02-25 17:30

Boris Johnson says he is very concerned about climate change. According to him, the link between insecurity and natural disasters induced by global warming will become stronger and stronger. It is therefore urgent to act and this is what he intends to put forward at a virtual summit of leaders that will meet at the UN Security Council. Obviously, not all council members view the consequences of climate change on insecurity in the same way. Still, the correlation between the two is beyond doubt for Boris Johnson. This is why being concerned about the climate can ultimately contribute to peace. On this subject, the British Prime Minister recently declared: "from communities uprooted by extreme weather phenomena and hunger, to warlords taking advantage of the scramble for resources: a warming planet fuels insecurity" . He added: "By helping vulnerable countries adapt to climate change and reducing net global emissions to zero, we will not only protect our planet's abundant biodiversity, but also its prosperity and security."

For the occasion, British naturalist David Attenborough , 94, will make the trip. As usual, he will address the assembly to stress that time is running out and that strong measures must absolutely be taken quickly before the point of no return is reached.

Remember that COP 26 will be held in Glasgow in November this year. This major conference is eagerly awaited and will allow Boris Johnson to confirm the United Kingdom's objective of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 68% by 2030 compared to 1990, and intends to achieve carbon neutrality. in 2050.

The British Prime Minister will also not lose sight of the results of the latest polls showing that climate change is among the greatest concerns of the British. Expectations are particularly high among young people. Indeed, this poll showed that 45% of 18-24 year olds place global warming at the top of their priorities, with Brexit and the health system.

Be careful therefore for Boris Johnson not to disappoint this new electorate who intends to move en masse on December 12 to express these expectations and sanction too much climate reluctance.

Posted on 2021-02-25 17:30

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