UN Photo/Mark Garten UN Secretary-General António Guterres takes a pilot ship through the Marmara sea in Turkey to view the Brave Commander.
Without urgent investment in climate mitigation and adaptation, countries in the Sahel risk decades of armed conflict and displacement exacerbated by rising temperatures, resource scarcity and food insecurity, the UN Special Coordinator for Development in the Sahel and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, warned today.
At the opening of the two-day Climate Implementation Summit at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, António Guterres called for a historic pact between developed and developing countries to combine capacities, and pivot the world towards reducing carbon emissions, transforming energy systems and avoiding a climate catastrophe.
1. Electric vehicles are on the rise 2. The cost is going down for low-emission technologies 3. Mitigation Laws are expanding 4. It’s still possible to change industrial emissions 5. Cities present a big opportunity for climate action 6. Economic measures are being deployed 7. People care, and they’re engaged 8. CO2 removal is now …