On his Twitter account, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stressed that the very existence of the human species and the future of the planet are at stake.
“Industrialized countries, major greenhouse gases producers, cannot evade responsibility with shy promises,” he tweeted.
The summit of world leaders, under the presidency of the United Kingdom, in collaboration with Italy, will be attended by heads of State and Government from more than 120 nations.
The COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, will seek to set guidelines for implementing the Paris Agreement, mobilizing climate finance, taking actions to strengthen climate adaptation, technology development and transfer, and limiting the rise in global temperatures.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also participate in the summit on Monday to call for new and concrete climate change policies to eliminate carbon production subsidies and invest in clean technologies.
Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Elba Rosa Perez will attend the University of Glasgow on Monday for the premiere of a documentary on the Task Life, as the plan designed by the Cuban government to face climate change is called.