UN Secretary General warns of severe global threat

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres aims to put climate change at the heart of the UN’s mission for 2021 and has delivered a major speech on the crisis called “State of the Planet.” Ross Cullen has more on his sobering message and daunting mission.

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