The governments of the Yucatan and the United Kingdom agree to collaborate on projects to reduce the effects of climate change
Glasgow, Scotland. – The governments of the Yucatan and the United Kingdom, agreed to expand cooperation throughl Project financing that contribute to mitigating the effects of climate change.
The commitment was achieved at the meeting of Governor Mauricio Villa Dosal and Jenny McLaneness, Director of Financing and. Climate change Para l UK Partnership for Accelerated Climate Change (UK Pact) en l Marco de la COP26.
The Mexican state leader warned: “Our planet depends on how much effort we put into solving this climate emergency, before the damage is irreversible and we lose our future with it.”
Earlier, he participated in the panel “UK Pact: The UK’s flagship capacity development program transforming global climate change through action partnerships”.
The Governor of Yucatecan stressed that, in the unit, important projects with UK PACT are being implemented in terms of regulations, mobility, energy efficiency and decarbonisation of development, which reinforces the confidence of the United Kingdom program placed in the region. it shows. Fulfill your international commitments.
In the presence of Pak Dadan, Director-General of the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources; Neoka Naidu, director of the South African Presidential Climate Commission; And Kate Hughes, Director of International Climate Change, UK PACT Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Governor, said:
“The Yucatán is threatened by the effects of climate change, due to its geographical location, karst soils and aquifer conditions, due to the presence of caves, caves and cenotes.
The proof of this is that, in 2020, not only had to deal with the pandemic, but also had to deal with 2 hurricanes and 3 tropical storms, which severely affected our region.
To assess the impact of this situation, he noted that it rained 71% more than the average rainfall per year, because there is a record, “it raised the water level by 5 meters above sea level and with it , severe flooding throughout the Yucatán. This situation resulted in the destruction of about 85% of farmland and damage to thousands of homes.”
Therefore, the need to implement actions to mitigate these disasters became their priority, which is why, through dialogue and multilateral alliances, the state government joined hands with Yucatecan families to develop strategies together with great allies. worked to promote. , such as the UK PACT.
“The relationship is so close that I am proud to share that Yucatan is the state with the largest number of projects being implemented in line with the UK Pact, which reinforces the trust placed in complying with our international commitments. shows,” he said.
Similarly, Villa Dosal dialogues with Martha Delgado Peralta, Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), about Yucatán’s involvement in meeting Mexico’s commitments with the High Level Panel for an Oceanic Economy.
It is an initiative of 14 heads of state, committed to developing, catalyzing and supporting solutions for the health and wealth of the oceans across politics, governance, technology and finance.
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