Voice of Cuba at COP21 Replies Concerns of Developing World

cambio-climaticocop21-pleno[1]Paris, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) The voice of Cuba at the Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, in search of a universal agreement to save life in the planet, is part of the concert of the developing world.

The Caribbean country sent a very direct message to the Conference of the Parties in the segment of leaders after stating that the confrontation to climate change is linked to the need to establish a new international economic order, as well as to modify the current patterns of production and consumption.

The island’s position in the Climate Summit is replied in the concerns of the vast majority of developing countries, grouped regarding the Group of 77 plus China, developing countries with similar positions, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA),and small island states.

Cuba calls for strengthening the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention, Pedro Luis Pedroso, one of the Cuban representatives in the negotiations of the conference on climate change, told Prensa Latina at Le Bourget Exhibition Park, north of Paris.

According to the expert, Cuba’s speech is in full harmony and corresponds to the thinking of most of developing world about the fight against climate change.

This is a global problem caused by the human action, which can be summed up on how man produces and consumes, that is, the patterns that leads the current life or on which the life of today’s society is based.

Global warming not only affects the ecosystems that sustain life on Earth, but also it influences in several sectors such as agriculture, modes of production, transportation, and industry, he noted.

The global instrument that emerges from Paris also has to take into account the importance of world trade as a means for sustainable development.

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