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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed lawmakers across the world for inaction on environmental policy and warned they should be wary of climate change’s “point of no return.”
Guterres was speaking ahead of the two-week international climate conference in Madrid, which will gather delegates from countries who signed the 2015 Paris climate accord, which President Donald Trump notably announced the US would be leaving this year.
Though Guterres said some countries had made progress with environmental policy and committing to pledges to stop emitting greenhouse gases by 2050, “we also see clearly that the world’s largest emitters are not pulling their weight.”
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Sunday that lawmakers and citizens alike across the world should be wary of climate change’s “point of no return.”
Guterres also dismissed efforts by governments across the world as “utterly inadequate” in his comments ahead of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, adding that effects from climate change’s rising temperatures are already being felt by humans and other species around the world. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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