A French astronaut in space shared his present view of Earth and a name to deal with international warming as worldwide leaders meet at a United Nations summit on local weather.
Thomas Pesquet, a European Space Agency astronaut who’s commander of the International Space Station, shared a view of the United Kingdom, which is internet hosting the assembly, surrounded by water. You can simply see a solar panel of the space station peeking into the image at high left.
“The Climate Change Conference #COP26Glasgow has started: we need #ClimateAction to reduce emissions and protect our world, and we can only do this together,” Pesquet wrote in a tweet posted Monday (Nov. 1), tagging the United Nations Twitter feed.
A go over the UK however sadly Scotland was within the clouds. The @UN Climate Change Conference #COP26Glasgow has began: we want #ClimateMotion to scale back emissions and defend our world 🌍, and we are able to solely do that collectively. #MissionAlpha https://t.co/yonhgj9INz pic.twitter.com/Q0QD8197JdNovember 1, 2021
The twenty sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) is happening in Glasgow, Scotland till Nov. 12; Scotland is sadly below clouds on this image, Pesquet famous.
(Pesquet is because of land within the coming weeks with Crew-2, however is in space slightly longer amid a delay launching the Crew-3 mission resulting from a minor medical issue with one of many astronauts. NASA is presently focusing on launch on Saturday (Nov. 6).)
Summit officers say that COP26 is “the world’s best last chance” at addressing the worldwide warming disaster, which in 2021 alone spurred devastating wildfires, storms, floods, glacial melting and different excessive climate throughout quite a few international jurisdictions.
The twenty fifth summit was held in December 2019 in Madrid and the outcomes have been extensively panned by environmental observers, according to National Geographic, particularly as some discussions about carbon markets have been deferred to Glasgow.
Pesquet additionally expressed dissatisfaction with the 2019 summit. “The results were a little disappointing,” he stated on Flickr.
“Let’s hope that the leaders from all over the world can unite and work together to achieve the goals that will keep our planet habitable for many millennia to come. We need #ClimateAction to reduce emissions and protect our world.”
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