|Denmark and Costa Rica launch Past Oil and Gasoline Alliance (BOGA)|
In the present day noticed 12 jurisdictions step as much as announce part out of oil and fuel, to deal with the manufacturing facet of the emissions hole.
These international locations are the Past Oil and Gasoline Alliance, the early movers and initiators. The initiative is lead by Denmark and Costa Rica.
On the launch they have been joined by France, Greenland, Eire, Portugal, Sweden, Italy, and New Zealand. Sub-state jurisdictions included Quebec, Wales and California.
Danish Local weather Minister Dan Jørgensen opens the press convention for the Past Oil and Gasoline Alliance (BOGA), “Our objective isn’t small, our ambition isn’t modest. We hope that right now will mark the start of the top of oil and fuel,”
We do not reply this name for the fun of the problem. We do it as a result of we actually imagine that we have to. We’re unwilling to simply accept the implications if we do not,” Jørgensen added.
“There is not any future for oil and fuel in a 1.5-degree world.” Jørgensen mentioned.
Costa Rica’s Minister of Surroundings and Vitality, Andrea Meza, highlighted that whereas addressing the demand facet of fossil fuels is necessary, the availability facet can’t be ignored.
“If we wish to tackle the local weather disaster, we want a managed however decisive phase-out of oil and fuel manufacturing,” she mentioned, including that “each greenback that we spend money on fossil gas initiatives is one much less greenback for renewables or for the conservation of nature.” >
Watch the video of the speeches by Danish Local weather Minister Dan Jørgensen and Costa Rica’s Minister of Surroundings and Vitality, Andrea Meza.
Many from media and observers couldn’t even get into the BOGA press convention. Not typically seen right here. That is what occurs when international locations really ship real motion pic.twitter.com/YQrnHP5o52
— alex thomson (@alextomo) November 11, 2021
— Collin Rees (@collinrees) November 11, 2021
The creation of #BOGA places to disgrace claims of local weather management amongst international locations like the UK, Norway, the USA, and Canada, all of which have but to reply this straightforward query:
The place is your plan to cease the fossil fuels which are driving the local weather disaster? pic.twitter.com/Dg8eEluW6c
— Oil Change Worldwide (@PriceofOil) November 11, 2021
🎊Founding members of the Past Oil and Gasoline Alliance redefining local weather management at #COP26 👏🏽👏🏽
Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Eire, Quebec, Sweden and Wales as core members; California, New Zealand, and Portugal as affiliate members; Italy as a buddy of #BOGA pic.twitter.com/LmTvhxjEQJ
— Catherine Abreu (@catabreu_) November 11, 2021
Who’s main the best way in phasing out oil & fuel?
Who’s trying horrible proper now?
— StopCambo (@StopCambo) November 11, 2021