Cuba’s minister of foreign affairs, Bruno Rodriguez, said on Tuesday that the debate at the COP27 climate summit should “make adequate decisions” to avoid climate catastrophe.
Cuba’s foreign minister said on Twitter: “COP27 debate and dialogue must lead to adequate decisions to avert climate catastrophe.”
The World Meteorological Organization warns of higher temperatures in the coming years
The event takes place from last Sunday the 18th in the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh with an agenda that includes funding for less developed countries to fight climate change.
In this regard, Rodriguez said: “The contribution of developed countries cannot be postponed according to the principle of common, but separate responsibilities.”
The Cuban delegation to the XXVII United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) is led by the Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez.
discussion and talks #COP27 They have to make enough decisions to avoid the climate disaster we are heading towards.
The contribution of developed countries cannot be postponed according to the principle of shared but different responsibilities. pic.twitter.com/hhsFggN9A7
— Bruno Rodriguez P (@BrunoRguezP) 8 November 2022
In his speech, the minister said that developed countries are responsible for climate change and they should honor their commitments with less developed countries.
“Cuba will support the efforts of developing countries to ensure the necessary financial mechanisms to deal with the harm and damage caused by climate change and better focus the debate on the definition of a new financial target based on the needs of the underdeveloped” , They said. Quoting local media.