The Climate Summit will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, at the beginning of November 2022, amid varying bets from the countries of the world and wide public hopes that the summit will make progress in strengthening the commitments of countries, measures that reduce the acceleration of climate change, which threatens the world with catastrophic consequences, but amid the activities of the summit, some technical terms hesitate. Which are written on scientific grounds and appear vague or ambiguous to the non-specialized audience, such as carbon neutrality, mitigation, and adaptation. What is the definition of the most common terms in the language of everyday life as interpreted by climate scientists and the United Nations?
COP term 27
The term COP 27 refers to the English abbreviation for “Conference of the Parties” because it is a conference of the parties or countries that have signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. But due to the spread of the “Covid-19” pandemic, the conference was postponed for a year, so it was called “COP 27”.
United Nations conference
The idea of holding these conferences arose in the aftermath of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, often referred to as the “Earth Summit.” The stated goal of this agreement was to reduce greenhouse gases in order to prevent climate change. hazards caused by human activity.