“Lombardy also a leader in ecological transition”

Raffaele Cattaneo, Councilor for the Environment and Climate of the Lombardy Region Spoke with Minister of Ecological Transition on the presentation of ‘All4Climate, Youth4Climate and Pre-COP26‘, is scheduled from 28 September to 2 October in Milan.

“The Lombardy region – the commissioner explained – has been the leader of the economic growth path and is investing to become a leader in the direction of the ecological transition as well”.

Joint acting on a ‘global’ level – «We know – he continued – that we must work together to combat climate change; There are no differences on this. This is an issue that must be addressed at the ‘global’ level, with global agreements between states, as in Glasgow through COP26, but also with local actions, which according to the United Nations 70- represent between 80%. To contribute to the solution of the problem of interference”. For this reason Lombardy will hold meetings with Scotland to make its voice heard and be a hero in the fight against climate change.

regional events After this, the commissioner informed about the programs to be organized by the Lombardy region in the coming days. There will be 20 tree plantation celebrations in the presence of 2 youth from each continent participating in “Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition” organized by the Ministry of Ecological Transition on 29 September; With the presentation of the project at the COP in Glasgow, 380 saplings will be planted by early November (one for each Youth4COP representative).
Two events will be held at the Palazzo Lombardia on 30 September: “Route Zero: Cop 26 and Winning the Race for Zero Emission Vehicles”, an in-depth study on actions that can be implemented to reduce emissions, organized by the International Network Under 2 Coalition . and “Dialogue for Climate Action – Sub-National Governments to Raise Ambitions Towards Cop26” including partner regions of the international network with which Lombardy collaborates for the presentation of climate commitments.

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Goal Ambitions and Inclusive Logic – «I hope that Precop – the commissioner concluded – sets out ambitious objectives, which must be pursued in an inclusive argument incorporating economic, collaborative and regional realities. This is why the region wants more voice and a leading role in these negotiations.”

Ecological transition and environmental sustainability – The regional councilor also recalled the concrete actions of the Lombardy region to achieve the objectives in terms of ecological transition and environmental sustainability.
Noted the approval of the Regional Environment and Climate Plan towards the Circular Economy and the Regional Strategy for Sustainable Development in addition to the Waste Plan.


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