UN Chief at the Leaders Summit on Climate

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    Remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the Leaders Summit on Climate (22-23 april 2021).

    The United States President Joe Biden is hosting leaders from around the world in discussions highlighting the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help vulnerable countries cope with unavoidable climate impacts, as well as the economic benefits of climate action.

    “Let us now mobilize political leadership to move ahead together – to overcome climate change, end our war on nature and build lives of dignity and prosperity for all.” (UN Secretary-General)

    Read full remarks: https://bit.ly/3gvscJT

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