Fṛm ɖ Gardịn │ Cop26: the time for prevarication is over

Part of the Tehachapi Pass windfarm in California, one of the first large-scale windfarm areas developed in the US. Composite: Guardian/Global Warming Images

Cop26: ɖ tîm fr privaṛceśn z ovr

(Transcription of a Guardian article of 30 October 2021)

Glazgo 2021 mst b ɖ momnt ẃn ɖ promis v Paris 2015 bcmz riyl – hisṭri wl nt fgiv s uɖ̇wz

Caʈrin Vînr, 30 Octobr 2021

Sumits d nt olwz liv p t ɖ nem. Ɖe cn gt bogd dǎn in dītel n dis’grīmnt, nvr riyli rīćñ alttyd.

Ɖt z ofn ɖ ces wɖ ɖ ańl YN clîṃtsumits noun simpli az ɖ Cop, ẃć hv ŕnd a repyteśn sins ɖ frst wz hld 26 yirz ago fr biyñ bwilḍrñ maṛʈnz ɖt oṿrun n unḍdilvr.

Ɖs yir, phps mor ɖn eni uɖr yir, ɖ wrld nīdz ɖ sumit ɖt starts tmoro in Scotḷnd t hit ɖ hîts. W’v hd mc-or-brec momnts bfr, v cors, ẃn ɖ clîṃtmuvmnt hz tītrd on ɖ brinc v c’laps at a Cop onli t b reskd bî a dīl (or fuj) in inɉritîm.

Bt Glazgo 2021 fīlz īvn mor du-or-dî, bcz ɖ clîṃt imrjnsi z mor fînli baḷnst ɖn evr bfr btwn hop n dsper, n ɖ ifcts r olrdi ol arnd s.

Wn paʈ, ɖ paʈ v śort-sîtd naśnl slf-inṭrest, līdz s dīpr intu ɖ crîsis ɖt Gardịn rportrz r cuṿrñ wɖ evr gretr frīqnsi arnd ɖ wrld: ɖ hītwevz v Ruśa, īstn Yṛp n ɖ wst v Norʈ America ɖs yir; ɖ fludz in Ćîna, Jrṃni, India, Ñgḷnd, Grīs, Tîland. Ɖ drǎt in īstn n suɖn Africa, ʈreṭnñ hungr, īvn famin, in plesz sć az Maḍgascr. Ɖ wîldfîrz in Ostreła, ɖ Ynîtd Stets, Caṇda, Yṛp, rcŕñ wɖ gretr intnṣti, gretr dstrux́n.

Incrisñli, at srtn tîmz n in srtn plesz, ɖ Rʈ z litṛli bcmñ unliṿbl. N ɖs z a wrld wormr bî jst 1.2C ovr priindustrịl levlz. A wrld tū or īvn ʈri dgriz wormr in ẃć ǎr dsndnts wl sweltr in a fy decedz’ tîm f w cari on rgardlis z a teṛfayñ prospect.

Bt ɖ wrd “crîsis” hz a secnd, les wel-noun mīnñ, fṛm ɖ orijinl Grīc – a trnñpônt, an oṗtyṇti. Ẃt z phps difṛnt abt ɖs Cop, ɖs momnt, z ɖt ɖ oṗtyṇti z gretr ɖn evr.

Ɖr hz nvr bn az mć iṇveśn, invstmnt n inṭrest in grīn tecnoḷji. Ɖ reṿluśn in rnywblz, ẃć hv sōrd fṛm a nīś inṭrest 30 yirz ago t a ćīp, globl oltrṇtiv eṇjisors ɖt pṛvîdz mor ɖn wn qortr v ɖ wrld’z ilectriṣti, z wn v hymaṇti’s most rmarcbl aćivmnts.

Hītpumps n hîdṛjn r bcmñ hǎsholdwrdz, f nt qt yt hǎshold aplaynsz. Baṭriz, ziro-carbn śips n eṛpleinz, mìt-fri fūd n ilectric viyclz n uɖr imiśnz-cutñ tecnoḷjiz r ol stl in ɖer inḟnsi, fl v ptnśl. Sayns, so vîtl in ǎr dogfît wɖ Covid, z wns agn pleyñ its part.

Nǎ w nīd ɖ poḷtiśnz t ple ɖer part tù. Ɖ fet v biłnz rests in ɖer handz. Biznis n cnsymrz r śowñ wilñ – bt ppl tec ɖer cy fṛm ɖ guvnmnt, fṛm poḷsi, fṛm bîndñ cmitmnts.

So ɖ Cop26 clîṃt sumit, ẃć starts in Glazgo tmoro mst b ɖ momnt ẃn ɖ hop jeṇretd bî ɖ Paris dīl in 2015 bcmz riyl.

Ɖ confṛns nīdz t fînd agrīmnt on dīp cuts t imiśnz. It nīdz t pṛvîd sirịs fundñ fr dveḷpñneśnz t hlp ɖm cǒp wɖ ɖ impacts v xtrim weɖr ẃć r olrdi biyñ flt. It nīdz t cmit t endñ ɖ reizñ v forists.

N most importntli, it nīdz t set targits fr śort-trm progres n agri on a rodmap fr ax́n fr ɖ nxt deced. Evri minit dsiźnz r dleid, grīnhǎs-gas imiśnz cntiny t rîz – n ɖ tasc ahd bcmz mor dificlt, n rjnt.

Tecn tgɖr, ambiśs meźrz in ɖz eriaz cd cīp alîv ɖ gol v limitñ globl hītñ t 1.5C. It wl b hard. Ɖ YN clîṃtcnvnśn oṗrets bî ɖ cnsnss v ol neśnz, n jioṗliticl śifts hv fracćrd inṭnaśnl cooṗreśn in mni eriaz in rīsnt yirz.

Bt w ol liv undr ɖ sem scî. W mst hold on t ɖ fact ɖt f ɖ nesṣri sstemic ćenjz tec ples – fṛm eṇji t trnsport t fūd – w cd bild a clīnr, hlʈịr wrld.

Az Nicḷs Strn, ɖ Britiś icoṇmist n oʈr v ɖ seminl 2006 guvnmntstudi intu ɖ costs v clîṃtćenj, sz, a just trnziśn t a lo-carbn icoṇmi z ɖ onli vaybl fyćr fr hymaṇti.

Ɖ tîm fr privaṛceśn z ovr.

Hisṭri wl nt fgiv ɖs jeṇreśn fr ɖ inevitbl leġsi ɖt wl cm fṛm inax́n.

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31/10/2021

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