U.N. SG Guterres Warns World Lagging Behind On Climate Change Efforts, Praises E.U.’s Policies
U.N. News: Climate crisis: ‘Nowhere near the finish line’ — U.N. chief
“Pointing to its ‘pioneering legislation and policies,’ on Thursday the U.N. chief hailed the 27-member European Union (E.U.) as a ‘a leader on climate action,’ that had shown it was possible to cut emissions while achieving economic growth. Secretary-General António Guterres applauded the bloc’s climate action in a virtual address to the European Council on Foreign Relations, while emphasizing that ‘we are still nowhere near the finish line… and still running behind in the race against time’…” (11/19).