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UN Sec urges Japan, other wealthy nations to meet goals on climate change

The United Nations chief urged Japan and other wealthy nations on Thursday to give up their reliance on coal and other fossil fuels and commit to investments in green energy as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the appeal in an address to an online climate conference hosted by Japan. […]

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UN Secy Gen’s phase out fossil fuels advice to India welcomed by Experts

UN secretary general’s advice to India to phase out fossil fuel to combat climate change has been welcomed by the experts. The UN Secy Gen talking about phasing out of fossil fuel said it’s possible to shift to renewable energy but the government needs an inclusive and comprehensive action plan to ensure a just energy […]

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Archana Soreng-young Indian climate activist named by UN chief to new advisory group

A climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the worsening climate crisis, as the global body mobilizes action as part of the Covid 19 recovery efforts. Archana Soreng joins six other young climate leaders […]

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UN chief Guterres says world ‘not on track’ with climate change

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was “not on track” to limiting global temperature rises. In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was fading and it was the small island nations that were “really in the […]

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If global warming is not stopped it would be total disaster: UN Chief

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in an interview with The Associated Press said the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. Speaking to the agency he said the alternative would be total disaster. The agency reports that Guterres is summoning world […]

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Failing to agree on climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’: UN chief

With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief António Guterres returned to Poland , to challenge the more than 100 Government leaders gathered in Katowice to find consensus and “finish the job.” “In my opening statement to this conference one week ago…I warned […]

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French minister Brune Poirson co-chairs first assembly of ISA

French Minister Brune Poirson on Wednesday co-chaired the first session of General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) here and discussed ways to produce results swiftly. The assembly was inaugurated Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. A decision-making body, the General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance, was a […]

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UN secretary general to attend second Global RE-Invest summit in National Capital

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres will be visiting India to attained 2nd Global RE-Invest summit and the first assembly of ISA in National Capital on October 2. The 2nd Global RE-Invest will host the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the Meeting of the Energy Ministers of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries. […]

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Shift to Clean, Affordable Energy Critical to Attaining Global Goals

To tackle the double challenge of energy poverty and climate change – producing clean, affordable energy at a pace that will meet rising demand without environmental detriment – all stakeholders must step up efforts to transform the world’s energy systems for everyone’s benefit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Wednesday. “Energy is the golden thread […]

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