(MENAFN) The leaders of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and nine global companies called on the administrations to highlight, among other things, water and climate protection measures based on general effects on sustainable improvement.
A message delivered ahead of COP26, the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, from October 31st to November 12th, read: “Accelerated action is urgently needed to address the water-related impacts of climate change that are affecting people and people affect the planet. ”
It also urged administrations to use water volumes more efficiently in order to cope with climate change and reduce its impact.
The letter also states: “Climate change is having a dramatic effect on the water cycle, making droughts and floods more extreme and frequent, and reducing natural water storage in ice and snow.”
It was created by the leaders of WMO, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)) , the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations University (UNU), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP).
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