Intentions of countries to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050-2060 are not supported by concrete actions. The world is on a trajectory of a global temperature increase of 3-3.50C by the end of the century –  it does not meet the goals of the Paris Agreement (PA).

Russian NGOs call on the countries participating in the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC to act urgently to phase out for energy purposes by 2030, to reduce sufficiently use of other fossil fuel, to give priority to low-carbon development measures namely the use of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency. Also NGOs call for actions for urgent climate adaptation.

Environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) consider it necessary to adopt a strong global climate agreement in December 2015, as set out in the documents of the UN Convention on Climate Change. UN climate conference in 2014 in Lima, COP-20, shall make a practical step towards the conclusion of such an agreement.

Russian Federation together with Wetlands International present outcomes of the studies of terrestrial ecosystems with high carbon content - steppe, peatlands and tundra. Special consideration is given to ongoing greenhouse gas emission assessment and mitigation projects for wetlands and tundra.

On October, 28 the first in Russia presentation of 5th evaluative report of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) was discussed in INTERFAX. That event was organized by Climatic Secretariat of the Russian Social Ecological Union and WWF, Russia.

There is a growing body of evidence that human-induced climate change is already causing serious human health problems across the globe.
These health impacts will only escalate as the world’s climate becomes increasingly destabilized. The Lancet has called climate change, “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century”.

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These proposals by Russian Social Ecological Union (RSEU) are caused by the concern about the acceleration and the irreversibility of climatic changes, which may lead to catastrophic impact on the economy and population both in Russia and the whole world, if no necessary measures to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions are taken.