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UN chief Guterres issues dire climate report!

“U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaking at the COP27 climate change summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. “We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot still on the accelerator,” he told attendees.”
Credit: Gehad Hamdy | Picture Alliance | Getty Images via CNBC.

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We’re on a ‘highway to climate hell,’ UN chief Guterres says, calling for a global phase-out of coal

  • Editor’s note: There is not the collective will of humanity to avoid or forestall climate chaos.

From CNBC:

Key Points

  • “We are in the fight of our lives, and we are losing,” Antonio Guterres tells the COP27 climate change summit.
  • “Greenhouse gas emissions keep growing, global temperatures keep rising, and our planet is fast approaching tipping points that will make climate chaos irreversible,” he adds.
  • “We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot still on the accelerator,” Guterres, speaking in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, says.

Posted by Steve on November 10, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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