Don’t fiddle while the planet burns, U.N. chief warns climate summit

Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Chile's Minister of Environment and new president of the 2019 UN Climate Change conference (COP25) Carolina Schmidt, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel pose with leaders for a family photo during U.N. climate change conference (COP25) in Madrid, Spain, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, U.N. secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. The latest round of annual negotiations to bolster the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began […]

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