International Climate Day Celebrated on 15 May

World 11:33 15.05.2024

On May 15, the world celebrates International Climate Day. Climate change is one of the global challenges of humanity today. Global warming, natural disasters, and changes in weather conditions have a direct impact on the quality of life of mankind and the balanced development of states, Ednews reports.

With climate protection emerging as a paramount global challenge, Azerbaijan's proactive stance underscores its commitment to safeguarding the environment for present and future generations. Against the backdrop of escalating climate crises, including rising temperatures and natural disasters, the imperative for collective action has never been more pressing.

The journey towards climate resilience dates back to landmark agreements such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. However, as the specter of irreversible climate change looms large, the need for enhanced cooperation and decisive measures becomes ever more evident.

Azerbaijan's unwavering dedication to environmental sustainability is evident in its ambitious national priorities, including the declaration of territories as "green energy" zones and the commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. This steadfast commitment has garnered international acclaim, culminating in the prestigious honor of hosting COP29 in 2024.

The significance of COP29 extends beyond diplomatic discourse, serving as a critical platform for forging consensus and catalyzing tangible climate action. As preparations intensify, Azerbaijan stands poised to facilitate meaningful dialogue and chart a course towards a greener, more resilient future.

Amidst mounting global challenges, Azerbaijan's stewardship of COP29 reflects not only its standing within the international community but also its profound commitment to advancing the global climate agenda. With the world's attention turned to Baku, expectations are high for a summit that will yield transformative outcomes for Azerbaijan and humanity.

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