COP26: Paraguay presents its official position for climate change conference

Paraguay's National Climate Change Commission presented its final "National Position" report in preparation for its participation in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) to be held from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow, Scotland.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), cited in the text, Paraguay is "one of the countries with the highest share of renewable energy in South America."

In a comparison of emissions at a global level, Paraguay emits "0.09% of total global emissions," making it a country fully aligned with the international commitments established in the Paris Agreement, the report states.

It further specifies that primary production - agriculture, livestock and forestry - is the country's main socioeconomic activity, contributing "up to 50% of the Gross Domestic Product" annually.

Therefore, the country . . .

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