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UN Global Chief Urges Accelerated Climate Action

7 October 2017 – Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for the full mobilization of the international community to support the people of the affected areas, while stressing the need to accelerate climate action. “I have just witnessed

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Clear Low Carbon Pathways Needed for Paris Success

New York, 18 September—United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and global leaders from local governments, the private sector and civil society agreed to accelerate efforts on climate action and to implement the Paris Agreement at a meeting during the UN General Assembly High Level Week. The discussions herald a new phase in

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UN Chief says Natural Disasters have Quadrupled since 1970

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recently stated that "The number of natural disasters has nearly quadrupled since 1970," and that... "The United States, followed by China and India have experienced the most disasters since 1995 and last year alone 24.2 million people were displaced by sudden onset disasters, three times as many

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