Episode 21. What is COP25 and why should I care?
In this episode of Eaarth Feels Christine and Rose discuss the current climate summit in Madrid, Spain happening Dec 2-13, 2019. Discussion focuses on the crucial importance of 200 countries finding common ground to combat climate changes happening to our planet, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres’ call for mobilization, the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement and more.
Recurring segments include:
- Good news stories
- Unfreeze Yourself Action Tips
- Sanity Tip to keep you Calm(er) in the face of Climate Overwhelm
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
COP25 – The 25th meeting of Conference of the Parties (COP), the supreme decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention,
UNFCCC is the international response to climate change, a treaty that establishes the basic obligations of the 196 Parties (States) plus the European Union to combat climate change.
Now in its 25th year, the first COP was held in Berlin in 1995. The Parties have met once a year to review progress in the implementation of the Convention and a time/place where other instruments that support the implementation of the Convention can be proposed, evaluated and approved.
Video: United Nations Secretary General António Guterres’ Pre Cop25 speech
Articles on Global Warming
Article and Video:
Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever proposed to Reverse Global Warming, Edited by Paul Hawken
Drawdown– the point at which greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere level off and begin to decline on a year-to-year basis.
UNFREEZE YOURSELF ACTION STEP(S):
- Watch the 90 minute Pachamama Institute webinar:
- Energetically support the leaders at Cop25, meditate, clear, pray for them.
SANITY TIP: Schedule a playdate! Find the joy!