“Lombardy also a leader in ecological transition”
Raffaele Cattaneo, Environmental and Climate Advisor of the Lombardy Region Interview with the Minister of Ecological Transition on the presentation of ‘All4Climate, Youth4Climate and Pre-COP26‘, is scheduled from September 28 to October 2 in Milan.
“The Lombardy region – explained the commissioner – has been the leader of economic growth and is investing to also become a leader in the direction of ecological transition”.
Joint action at “global” level – “We know – he continued – that we must work together to fight against climate change; There are no differences on this. This is a question that must be tackled at the “global” level, with global agreements between States, as in Glasgow through the COP26, but also with local actions, which according to the United Nations 70- represent between 80%. Contribute to the solution of the interference problem ”. For this reason, Lombardy will organize meetings with Scotland to make its voice heard and be a hero in the fight against climate change.
regional events After that, the Commissioner informed about the programs that will be organized by the Lombardy region in the coming days. There will be 20 tree planting celebrations in the presence of 2 young people from each continent participating in “Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition” organized by the Ministry of Ecological Transition on September 29; With the presentation of the project at the COP in Glasgow, 380 saplings will be planted by early November (one for each Youth4COP representative).
Two events will be held at Palazzo Lombardia on September 30: “Route Zero: Cop 26 and Winning the Race for Zero Emission Vehicles”, an in-depth study on actions that can be implemented to reduce emissions, organized by the international network Under 2 Coalition. and “Dialogue for climate action – Subnational governments to raise ambitions towards Cop26”, including partner regions of the international network with which Lombardy collaborates for the presentation of climate commitments.
Objectives Ambitions and Inclusive Logic – “I hope that Precop – concluded the commissioner – sets itself ambitious objectives, which must be pursued in an inclusive argumentation integrating the economic, collaborative and regional realities. This is why the region wants more voices and a leading role in these negotiations.
Ecological transition and environmental sustainability – The regional councilor also recalled the concrete actions of the Lombardy region to achieve the objectives in terms of ecological transition and environmental sustainability.
Took note of the approval of the Regional Environment and Climate Plan towards the Circular Economy and of the Regional Sustainable Development Strategy in addition to the Waste Plan.