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one b of the draft, item six. and one b of the draft, item six. the proposed text missed the term of avoidance _ the proposed text missed the term of avoidance. in detail, the paragraph b should _ avoidance. in detail, the paragraph b should read, emission avoidance and production levels, including... dogm _ and production levels, including... dog... resulting in actions and mitigation _ dog... resulting in actions and mitigation plans will be dog... resulting in actions and mitigation plans will he means to achieve _ mitigation plans will he means to achieve them when internationally... we ask_ achieve them when internationally... we ask that — achieve them when internationally... we ask that the tension on this be made _ we ask that the tension on this be made because avoidance is a legitimate technical action and the risk management continuum, which will be _ risk management continuum, which will be cost—effective for all of us in the _ will be cost—effective for all of us in the long — will be cost—effective for all of us in the long run. both pollution source — in the long run. both pollution source and patch management involves a very— source and patch management involves a very important choice of mitigation action. avoidance or prevention. because here we still can _ prevention. because here we still can may— prevention. because here we still can. may we also point out the fact
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that g _ can. may we also point out the fact that 6 h9 _ can. may we also point out the fact that g hg and climate impact mitigation are not the ultimate goal is because _ mitigation are not the ultimate goal is because sustainable development is. avoidance allows us countries with very— is. avoidance allows us countries with very little ghg emission to contribute more in the fight against climate _ contribute more in the fight against climate change. we express this among _ climate change. we express this among our— climate change. we express this among our other concerns, such as finance _ among our other concerns, such as finance in— among our other concerns, such as finance. in the spirit of solidarity, and our country will continue — solidarity, and our country will continue to fight and to add some more _ continue to fight and to add some more in _ continue to fight and to add some more in a — continue to fight and to add some more in a balanced and responsible n1anner~_ more in a balanced and responsible manner. while we commend the clean energy— manner. while we commend the clean energy demand initiative, the promise — energy demand initiative, the promise of offshore wind and its potential— promise of offshore wind and its potential in the philippines, the glasgow— potential in the philippines, the glasgow progress on loss and damage and the _ glasgow progress on loss and damage and the various finance discussions attended _ and the various finance discussions attended by our head of delegation, we believe we still have a long way to go _
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we believe we still have a long way to go. perhaps all of you have heard how the _ to go. perhaps all of you have heard how the philippines has endured the strong _ how the philippines has endured the strong typhoons and other impacts of climate _ strong typhoons and other impacts of climate change. yet as a country, we are still— climate change. yet as a country, we are still here, — climate change. yet as a country, we are still here, hopeful. as a country. _ are still here, hopeful. as a country, we are hopeful for us to continue — country, we are hopeful for us to continue to— country, we are hopeful for us to continue to move towards more knowledge, more connectivity and more _ knowledge, more connectivity and more action. as a country, we remain hopeful— more action. as a country, we remain hopeful that _ more action. as a country, we remain hopeful that we come out of glasgow hungrier. _ hopeful that we come out of glasgow hungrier, not because we have not had lunch— hungrier, not because we have not had lunch at, but hungrier for more action— had lunch at, but hungrier for more action and — had lunch at, but hungrier for more action and more united. we thank g7's action and more united. we thank 67's seven— action and more united. we thank g7's seven leadership and members. i believe _ g7's seven leadership and members. i believe we _ g7's seven leadership and members. i believe we have done well. in closing, — believe we have done well. in closing, we thank you, mr president, for your— closing, we thank you, mr president, for your leadership. we thank glasgow— for your leadership. we thank glasgow and edinburgh and scotland and the _
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glasgow and edinburgh and scotland and the uk for their hospitality. the philippines is thankful. applause thank you, the philippines, have your intervention. i now give the floor to nigeria. nigeria, you have the floor. thank you, mr president, excellencies. nigeria would also like to— excellencies. nigeria would also like tojoin others excellencies. nigeria would also like to join others to thank you and your team — like to join others to thank you and your team for the efforts to guide this cop26 to a reasonable conclusion and, we hope, an equitable _ conclusion and, we hope, an equitable one. we would like to support— equitable one. we would like to support the earlier statement by guinea _ support the earlier statement by guinea on— support the earlier statement by guinea on behalf of the g7's seven and china — guinea on behalf of the g7's seven and china and other members of the group, _ and china and other members of the group, particularly we would like to support— group, particularly we would like to support the interventions by india and south —
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support the interventions by india and south africa, concerning paragraph 36 of the document being deliberated upon. we, like others, look forward to a good outcome to this cop26. however, we would kindly ask you _ this cop26. however, we would kindly ask you to— this cop26. however, we would kindly ask you to consider this paragraph particularly in light of equitable progress on all climate action by developing countries. again, we thank— developing countries. again, we thank you — developing countries. again, we thank you for the floor and this is our submission. thank you. thank ou, our submission. thank you. thank you. nigeria. _ our submission. thank you. thank you. nigeria. for— our submission. thank you. thank you, nigeria, for your _ our submission. thank you. thank | you, nigeria, for your intervention. i now give the floor to palau. thank you, mr president, for all your— thank you, mr president, for all your work— thank you, mr president, for all your work over the last few months and especially these last two weeks.
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thank— and especially these last two weeks. thank you _ and especially these last two weeks. thank you to your team. when we in the pacific— thank you to your team. when we in the pacific islands say that we really — the pacific islands say that we really need to act with a great sense — really need to act with a great sense of— really need to act with a great sense of urgency, it is because as we are _ sense of urgency, it is because as we are sitting here at this cop26 we are getting images and text from our neighbours— are getting images and text from our neighbours that are telling us that their homes are getting flooded as we speak, — their homes are getting flooded as we speak, so there is a little girl who is— we speak, so there is a little girl who is sitting in her room, her bedroom — who is sitting in her room, her bedroom longings have been flooded, her textbooks are wet, she can't go to schootm — her textbooks are wet, she can't go to school... her parents are despondent because they have not been able — despondent because they have not been able to protect their families. so these _ been able to protect their families. so these kinds of stories are not unique _ so these kinds of stories are not unique to— so these kinds of stories are not unique to palau. you will hear similar— unique to palau. you will hear similar stories from our island neighbour— similar stories from our island neighbour is like the marshall islands — neighbour is like the marshall islands. my sister from the maldives also urged _ islands. my sister from the maldives also urged the same kind of urgency. and we _ also urged the same kind of urgency. and we have — also urged the same kind of urgency. and we have not taken enough action since _ and we have not taken enough action since the _ and we have not taken enough action since the paris agreement, and so,
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we are _ since the paris agreement, and so, we are seeing climate change happen all over— we are seeing climate change happen all over the _ we are seeing climate change happen all over the world. severe droughts in cannes. — all over the world. severe droughts in cannes, infrastructure damage in japan, _ in cannes, infrastructure damage in japan, the — in cannes, infrastructure damage in japan, the subways flooding in new york _ japan, the subways flooding in new york if_ japan, the subways flooding in new york if we — japan, the subways flooding in new york. if we don't act today, we're going _ york. if we don't act today, we're going to — york. if we don't act today, we're going to see _ york. if we don't act today, we're going to see some really scary things— going to see some really scary things in— going to see some really scary things in the future, the children of the _ things in the future, the children of the asia—pacific region will not have _ of the asia—pacific region will not have enough to eat because the warming — have enough to eat because the warming waters of the pacific would be able _ warming waters of the pacific would be able to _ warming waters of the pacific would be able to sustain the sea life that feeds— be able to sustain the sea life that feeds the — be able to sustain the sea life that feeds the world. the children of the middle _ feeds the world. the children of the middle east won't be able to breathe the hot _ middle east won't be able to breathe the hot desert air. so i really want to ask— the hot desert air. so i really want to ask us — the hot desert air. so i really want to ask us to— the hot desert air. so i really want to ask us to all come together here because _ to ask us to all come together here because i_ to ask us to all come together here because i don't want to go home to my three _ because i don't want to go home to my three children and say, i am really— my three children and say, i am really sorry _ my three children and say, i am really sorry that i failed you at c0p26~ — really sorry that i failed you at c0p26~ i— really sorry that i failed you at cop26. i think we would all... we are all— cop26. i think we would all... we are all in— cop26. i think we would all... we are all in a — cop26. i think we would all... we are all in a really important and unique — are all in a really important and unique position today and i implore you all— unique position today and i implore you all to _ unique position today and i implore you all to come behind. i know we are not— you all to come behind. i know we are not happy, we are 200 countries coming _ are not happy, we are 200 countries coming together under never going to be happy _ coming together under never going to be happy. palau is not all the way happy, _ be happy. palau is not all the way happy, but — be happy. palau is not all the way happy, but we have to take action today, _ happy, but we have to take action today, so— happy, but we have to take action today, so we accept this text, we
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thank— today, so we accept this text, we thank you — today, so we accept this text, we thank you for your work and we hope that we _ thank you for your work and we hope that we can — thank you for your work and we hope that we can move together in the spirit _ that we can move together in the spirit of— that we can move together in the spirit of collaboration. thank you. applause — thank you, palau, for your intervention. colleagues, i thank you, palau, for your intervention. colleagues, lam thank you, palau, for your intervention. colleagues, i am very gratefulfor intervention. colleagues, i am very grateful for all the interventions that are being made and fully very constructive nature in which people are approaching this. i would just say that we have got another ten, 11 now speakers, parties. i have no wish to curtail discussions, it is right and proper that if parties want to speak they should, but just bearing in mind the time and that we also want to move to a formal plenary and close. if i could request that colleagues are brief and if they would indulge me, perhaps only if they have new points to make to come in to speak. but thank you very much indeed. i would now like to give the floor to japan.
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thank you, mr president. i think this c0p26 — thank you, mr president. i think this cop26 is about to produce tremendous results. we have to adopt the text— tremendous results. we have to adopt the text in— tremendous results. we have to adopt the text in front of us. japan supports _ the text in front of us. japan supports the president's text as such _ supports the president's text as such we — supports the president's text as such. we shall not leave glasgow without _ such. we shall not leave glasgow without any conclusions with us. particularly need to adopt the text on the _ particularly need to adopt the text on the paris rule book. i am... particularly need to adopt the text on the paris rule book. iam... we can also— on the paris rule book. iam... we can also complete the common reporting — can also complete the common reporting tables and tabular formats for article _ reporting tables and tabular formats for article 13. japan has heard the call for— for article 13. japan has heard the call for enhanced adaptation in finance — call for enhanced adaptation in finance. let me repeat, prime minister's_ finance. let me repeat, prime minister's announcement of the world leaders _ minister's announcement of the world leaders summit. japan commits to double _ leaders summit. japan commits to double its— leaders summit. japan commits to double its assistance for adaptation from previous levels. japan will deliver— from previous levels. japan will deliver its — from previous levels. japan will deliver its commitment. with these,
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we can— deliver its commitment. with these, we can make a brave new start and -et we can make a brave new start and get our— we can make a brave new start and get our long—standing homework done. this is— get our long—standing homework done. this is a _ get our long—standing homework done. this is a time _ get our long—standing homework done. this is a time to unite together by adopting — this is a time to unite together by adopting the text. thank you very much _ much. applause. thank you,japan, thank you, japan, for your intervention. i now give the floor to iceland. iceland, you have the floor. . ~' , ., ~ , floor. thank you, mr president. while i might— floor. thank you, mr president. while i might be _ floor. thank you, mr president. while i might be disappointed l floor. thank you, mr president. | while i might be disappointed at certain— while i might be disappointed at certain parts of the text, there is also a _ certain parts of the text, there is also a lot— certain parts of the text, there is also a lot of— certain parts of the text, there is also a lot of encouragement and most importantly— also a lot of encouragement and most importantly there is hope. what we have in— importantly there is hope. what we have in front of us is a compromise let's have in front of us is a compromise tet's accept — have in front of us is a compromise let's accept that compromise and support— let's accept that compromise and support it — let's accept that compromise and support it. ladies and gentlemen and everyone _ support it. ladies and gentlemen and everyone outside of those two categories, most importantly we are keeping _ categories, most importantly we are keeping 15— categories, most importantly we are keeping 1.5 alive and we continue in
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the spirit _ keeping1.5 alive and we continue in the spirit of— keeping 1.5 alive and we continue in the spirit of cooperation in saving our nature, — the spirit of cooperation in saving our nature, our environment, our children— our nature, our environment, our children and— our nature, our environment, our children and grandchildren and in general— children and grandchildren and in general life on earth. and the next time we _ general life on earth. and the next time we meet, we will do better. the time we meet, we will do better. the time after— time we meet, we will do better. the time after that, even better. we shall— time after that, even better. we shall not — time after that, even better. we shall not leave empty— handed from glasgow _ shall not leave empty— handed from glasgow. iceland supports the text. and accepts it. i thank you, mr president _ president. applause. thank you, iceland, for your intervention. i now give the floor to chile. . ~ intervention. i now give the floor to chile. ., ,, i. , intervention. i now give the floor to chile. ., ,, , . ~ to chile. thank you very much, mr president — to chile. thank you very much, mr president i— to chile. thank you very much, mr president. i would _ to chile. thank you very much, mr president. i would like _ to chile. thank you very much, mr president. i would like to - to chile. thank you very much, mr president. i would like to first - to chile. thank you very much, mr president. i would like to first of. president. i would like to first of all associate our intervention with the intervention made by peru and may be _ the intervention made by peru and may be built from what my distinguished colleague was indicating. i would like to ask others — indicating. i would like to ask others to— indicating. i would like to ask others to thank you very much for your—
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others to thank you very much for your efforts — others to thank you very much for your efforts in the work you have done _ your efforts in the work you have done and — your efforts in the work you have done and your team. and i think... we would — done and your team. and i think... we would like to highlight that we have witnessed that many consultations have been made. i think— consultations have been made. i think the — consultations have been made. i think the consultations, of course, we have _ think the consultations, of course, we have seen in these two weeks were very intensive. we discussed very, very intensive. we discussed very, very deeply— very intensive. we discussed very, very deeply in terms of topics into the negotiation issues. but also, let me _ the negotiation issues. but also, let me also, i cannot stop myself from _ let me also, i cannot stop myself from thinking about all this time that we — from thinking about all this time that we had in between the cop 25 and cop26 to work closely with you and cop26 to work closely with you and also _ and cop26 to work closely with you and also make very... a number of... a copious— and also make very... a number of... a copious realty— and also make very... a number of... a copious really a matter of consultations over these last two years _ consultations over these last two years and — consultations over these last two years. and the point is that we really— years. and the point is that we really have had our chance to present — really have had our chance to present our views. and now, when we are overdue _ present our views. and now, when we are overdue with the closing of c0p26, — are overdue with the closing of c0p26, it _ are overdue with the closing of cop26, it really is too late to make substantive talent date back changes
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in the _ substantive talent date back changes in the elements of the package you have presented to us. and let me be cleai’, _ have presented to us. and let me be clear. there — have presented to us. and let me be clear, there are a number of items in this— clear, there are a number of items in this package that we don't like. some _ in this package that we don't like. some of— in this package that we don't like. some of our red lines were really crossed _ some of our red lines were really crossed in— some of our red lines were really crossed in your proposals and we understand that this was done in the spirit _ understand that this was done in the spirit of— understand that this was done in the spirit of you — understand that this was done in the spirit of you finding the compromises we all need. and in fact, _ compromises we all need. and in fact, there — compromises we all need. and in fact, there are important and urgent action— fact, there are important and urgent action that _ fact, there are important and urgent action that is reflected in the text and we _ action that is reflected in the text and we need to start to implement now _ and we need to start to implement now. especially in the closing of the ambition gap this decade and to move _ the ambition gap this decade and to move decisively on adaptation and finance, _ move decisively on adaptation and finance, in— move decisively on adaptation and finance, in line with article two of the paris — finance, in line with article two of the paris agreement. so we believe that this _ the paris agreement. so we believe that this package is imperfect, but it is balanced in the sacrifices that— it is balanced in the sacrifices that we — it is balanced in the sacrifices that we all have to make to move forward, — that we all have to make to move forward, so — that we all have to make to move forward, so our goal is to move ahead _ forward, so our goal is to move ahead with _ forward, so our goal is to move ahead with its adoption. thank you. applause —
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thank you, chile, for your intervention. i now give the floor to ukraine. intervention. i now give the floor to ukraine-— intervention. i now give the floor to ukraine. excellencies, dear mr president. _ to ukraine. excellencies, dear mr president. we — to ukraine. excellencies, dear mr president, we would _ to ukraine. excellencies, dear mr president, we would like - to ukraine. excellencies, dear mr president, we would like to - to ukraine. excellencies, dear mrj president, we would like to thank you for— president, we would like to thank you for the — president, we would like to thank you for the hard work conducted to deliver— you for the hard work conducted to deliver the — you for the hard work conducted to deliver the package of decisions that can — deliver the package of decisions that can allow us to move forward from _ that can allow us to move forward from here — that can allow us to move forward from here in glasgow on many issues, including _ from here in glasgow on many issues, including markets. we firmly believe that all— including markets. we firmly believe that all parties should have equal access— that all parties should have equal access to — that all parties should have equal access to the instruments in article 6.4 intervention period. this is not what _ 6.4 intervention period. this is not what this— 6.4 intervention period. this is not what this text offers, as we have explained — what this text offers, as we have explained to the parties here on numerous — explained to the parties here on numerous occasions. we leave this conference — numerous occasions. we leave this conference disappointed about the position— conference disappointed about the position our country finds itself. at the _ position our country finds itself. at the same time, as many have said before, _ at the same time, as many have said before, many— at the same time, as many have said before, many parties are disappointed, at least a little, add wishing _ disappointed, at least a little, add wishing for something better in the text. wishing for something better in the text we _ wishing for something better in the text. we are hopeful we can continue to work— text. we are hopeful we can continue to work together and are happy to accept _ to work together and are happy to accept this— to work together and are happy to accept this package and move forward — accept this package and move forward. we hope other parties can 'oin forward. we hope other parties can join us _ forward. we hope other parties can join us in _ forward. we hope other parties can join us in accepting the package the presidency— join us in accepting the package the presidency has presented. thank you. applause _ thank you, ukraine, for your
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intervention. i now give the floor to colombia. i intervention. i now give the floor to colombia-— intervention. i now give the floor to colombia. i would like to thank the presidency — to colombia. i would like to thank the presidency and _ to colombia. i would like to thank the presidency and all _ to colombia. i would like to thank the presidency and all the - to colombia. i would like to thank the presidency and all the parties| the presidency and all the parties are, really, here fortheir the presidency and all the parties are, really, here for their hard work— are, really, here for their hard work made~ _ are, really, here for their hard work made. i think i want to thirst a full— work made. i think i want to thirst a full line — work made. i think i want to thirst a full line with the intervention made — a full line with the intervention made by— a full line with the intervention made by peru in behalf of some of the island — made by peru in behalf of some of the island countries and i want to highlight— the island countries and i want to highlight the fact that we all gave concessions here and we all committed to a different level of compromise, but i want to highlight that, although we all came here with hope. _ that, although we all came here with hope. there — that, although we all came here with hope, there was a lot of scepticism in the _ hope, there was a lot of scepticism in the air — hope, there was a lot of scepticism in the air a— hope, there was a lot of scepticism in the air. a lot of people did not expect— in the air. a lot of people did not expect to — in the air. a lot of people did not expect to see real progress in article — expect to see real progress in article six— expect to see real progress in article six or on adaptation, and yet. _ article six or on adaptation, and yet. with— article six or on adaptation, and yet, with some imperfections, i think— yet, with some imperfections, i think we — yet, with some imperfections, i think we are accomplishing remarkable progress. and surely, the text does— remarkable progress. and surely, the text does not mean perfectly the hopes _ text does not mean perfectly the hopes and wishes of colombia. we are
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a bit disappointed about the lack of progress _ a bit disappointed about the lack of progress on the facility of loss and damage. _ progress on the facility of loss and damage, amongst other things, progress on the facility of loss and damage, amongst otherthings, but progress on the facility of loss and damage, amongst other things, but we cannot— damage, amongst other things, but we cannot downplay the level of accomplishment that has been achieved — accomplishment that has been achieved on... accomplishment that has been achieved on. . ._ accomplishment that has been achieved on... hello and a warm welcome — achieved on... hello and a warm welcome to _ achieved on... hello and a warm welcome to glasgow. _ achieved on... hello and a warm welcome to glasgow. we - achieved on... hello and a warm welcome to glasgow. we are - achieved on... hello and a warm - welcome to glasgow. we are covering what we hope will be the final plenary session here at the cop26 summit, the third and final text has been published by alok sharma, the cop26 president, just a few hours ago. the various parties are going through it at the moment. the lawyers will be looking at it. this is an open session, a stock—taking exercise, so every country is entitled to have a say. we have been going now for about two hours, but alok sharma has signalled that at the end of this process

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