Venezuela proposes cooperation of ALBA-TCP countries to face environmental challenges

The People’s Power Ministerfor Eco-socialism, Josué Alejandro Lorca, participated in the Meeting of Ministers and High-level Authorities on the Environment of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) held on Wednesday on virtual format.

The Venezuelan representative highlighted that this meeting will serve to work on a common agenda enabling to face – as States – climate change and the biodiversity loss the world is currently experiencing.

Regarding the warning issued by scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) about the upcoming scenario mankind will have to face due to the increase in temperature and the loss of biological diversity, Lorca explained that Venezuela proposed joint cooperation among brother countries. The ALBA-TCP Meeting of Ministers and High-level Authorities on the Environment followed previous meetings and actions such as the “Reencuentro con la Pachamama”: Global Reflection for the Defense of Mother Earth, held in La Paz on April 22nd and 23rd,  and the 19th Summit of Heads of State and Government, held on June 24th, where the Alliance’s countries reaffirmed the need of working for the preservation of biological diversity to meet the needs of present and future generations.