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DECEMBER 12, 2018 | KATOWICE, POLAND
UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC)
RESENTATION OF THE CARBON NEUTRALITY ROADMAP FOR 2050 AT THE 24TH CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES
SPECIAL REPORT ON GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5ºC BY THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE

"I strongly believe this momentum is unstoppable."

António Guterres UN Secretary-General
on taking the oath of office, 2016

"Impossible isn't a fact; it's an attitude."

Christiana Figueres Former Executive Secretary
of the UNFCCC at 2016 TED talk

"Portugal reafirma o seu firme compromisso de ser neutro em termos de emissões de gases com efeito de estufa até ao final da primeira metade do presente século."

António Costa Primeiro-ministro,
Portugal COP22, Marraquexe

“We have a big, bold agenda before us – now we must work to make it real in people’s lives.”

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

“We need every person on Earth to acknowledge that climate change is real and encourage each other and our leaders to address the challenge.”

Richard Branson

“I think that once people understand the great risks that climate change poses, they will naturally want to choose products and services that cause little or no emissions of greenhouse gases, which means 'low-carbon consumption.' This will apply across the board, including electricity, heating, transport and food.”

Nicholas Stern

“CO2 is the exhaling breath of our civilization, literally... Changing that pattern requires a scope, a scale, a speed of change that is beyond what we have done in the past.”

Al Gore

“We are not faced with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather one complex crisis which is both social and environmental. Strategies for a solution demand an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the underprivileged, and at the same time protecting nature.”

Pope Francis, Laudato Si': On the Care of Our Common Home

“Climate change is really about the wellbeing of people”

Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)