The G7 environment Ministers have agreed on guidelines for the protection of biodiversity. The French environment Minister, François de Rugy said after a two-day Meeting in the Northern French city of Metz on Monday. The guidelines are not mandatory and no specific goal to be achieved.
Shortly before the world Council for biodiversity, presented an alarming report. Thus, around one Million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. In the common guidelines, it means that the efforts to protect the diversity of species should be accelerated and intensified. In addition, should be moved to "other actors" to Act, and worldwide valid measures for the protection of biodiversity will be developed for the period after 2020. China targets 2020 for a UN conference on biodiversity, which is regarded as an important step in the protection of the environment.
Additional paragraph for the USA
The seven leading industrial countries could not agree in all points of your final statement. It has added an additional paragraph that makes the differences between the USA and the rest of the G7 countries in terms of climate protection.
The US refused, a paragraph to agree with, it means that the G7 countries want to intensify their efforts in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. In a separate paragraph, the United States reaffirm their intention, from the Paris climate protection agreement to get out.
France announced its own measures to
in addition to the seven leading industrial countries, France, Germany, USA, Canada, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom, Mexico, Chile, Niger, Gabon, Egypt, India, Indonesia, the Fiji Islands, Norway, and representatives of the EU at the Meeting of the G7 environment Ministers in Metz, took part.
the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, announced, meanwhile, is taking its own measures for the protection of biodiversity. France wool to contain the waste and plastic production, as well as the waste, he said after a Meeting with experts of the world Council for biodiversity on Monday in Paris. (Dec/sda)
Created: 06.05.2019, 22:37 PM