U.N. SG Tells Governments To ‘Come With A Plan’ To September Climate Summit, Cites WMO Report Showing Impacts From Warming Temperatures
Thomson Reuters Foundation: ‘Come with a plan,’ U.N. chief tells states ahead of climate summit
“U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres told governments to come to a September summit with concrete plans to boost climate action, as he released a flagship report on global warming by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday. … A jump in the average number of people exposed to potentially lethal heat waves — some 125 million since the beginning of this century — exemplified climate change’s fast-expanding cost to public health, said Guterres. The world’s warming trend is expected to continue, with the past four years the hottest on record, said the WMO report…” (Malo, 3/28).