The fossil record over the last 178 million years – since mammals first appeared – reveals that the average mammalian species exists for about a million years
before it evolves into something else or vanishes into extinction.
Of our allotted lifespan of a million years, humanity has been around for about 200,000.
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UN Climate Change News, 3 April 2018 – Scientists are now worried that unless accelerated action is taken by 2020, the Paris goal may become unattainable, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters at the UN’s New York Headquarters.
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UN Climate Change News, Bonn, Nov 15 – The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to cut greenhouse gas emissions and which celebrates its 20th anniversary next month, remains an essential vehicle for developed countries to make more rapid and urgent cuts in their emissions, UN Secretary General António Guterres said EmissionsguterresKyoto Protocolparis agreement Read More
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.
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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.
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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 climate changedisastersguterres Read More