U.N. chief opens climate summit with call for hope over ‘surrender’

A banner of the 2019 U.N. Climate Change conference (COP25) is seen hanging at Gran Via street during Black Friday in Madrid, Spain, November 29, 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. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against […]

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