Climate Change Continues To Worsen, New Report Shows; U.N. SG Calls For ‘Science, Solidarity, Decisive Solutions’ To Slow Impacts

Devex: Despite pandemic slowdown, climate change continues to worsen
“Despite a temporary drop in global greenhouse gas emissions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘the heating of our planet has not let up,’ U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record-high levels, and are on track to continue rising, according to the new report ‘United in Science 2020,’ released by the World Meteorological Organization on Wednesday…” (Lieberman, 9/10).

U.N. News: Science, solidarity and solutions needed against climate change: Guterres
“…Speaking at the launch of the report, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres emphasized that there is ‘no time to delay’ if the world is to slow the trend of the devastating impacts of climate change, and limit temperature rise to 1.5 degree-Celsius. ‘Whether we are tackling a pandemic or the climate crisis, it is clear that we need science, solidarity, and decisive solutions,’ said Mr. Guterres…” (9/9).

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