UN chief António Guterres urges countries to declare climate emergencies

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    Every country should declare a state of climate emergency until the world has reached net zero carbon emissions, the UN secretary general, António Guterres, told a virtual summit of world leaders on Saturday.

    ‘Can anybody still deny that we are facing a dramatic emergency?’ Guterres asked, adding countries had a responsibility to young people to reduce and eliminate high-carbon activities after borrowing trillions to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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