COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference will be held from 1 to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. MedECC will be presented by one of its coordinators, Dr Fatima Driouech, on 2 November 2021 from 14h to 15h (CET) at EU Pavilion and online, during the side-event “Climate Action in the Mediterranean” during the session “Regional perspectives and international partnerships, local actors”, together with the Union for the Mediterranean, the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus and the “Clima-Med – Agir pour le climat dans le sud de la Méditerranée” project.
Description of the event
“The Mediterranean Basin is warming faster than the global average. MedECC scientists warn about impacts of climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean on agriculture public health, ecosystems, tourism, water resources, humanitarian and security issues. Joint action, based on science, is urgently needed. Two examples: The Cyprus Climate Change Initiative, and Innovative climate funding strategies modeled by the Clima-Med project are presented.”