LONDON, June 5 (EFE) — Several environmental groups have sent a letter to the United Kingdom’s 100 richest families, calling for significant funding to address the climate crisis and halt the destruction of the natural environment in the coming years.
According to British newspaper “The Guardian”, these families and their charitable foundations will receive letters this Saturday asking them to take the climate emergency into account when planning their philanthropic work.
The letter, signed by more than 10 environmental groups, said, “We are at a critical juncture: without concrete and radical action, the current trend of extreme weather, with more unfavorable living conditions and a diseased nature, will intensify.” ” European Climate Foundation and Arcadia Foundation.
The letter does not request a specific amount, but the British newspaper has stressed that the signatories hope to reach one billion pounds (1,163 million euros) by 2025.
“The environment is humanity’s life support. Yet, the human systems we have established – economic, industrial and even political – are changing our climate, endangering other species and our health and well being. undermining welfare.”
The letter has been sent on the sidelines of the COP26 climate summit next November in Glasgow and next week’s celebration of the G7 (richest in the world) leaders – between 11 and 13 June – in Cornwall, southwest England.
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