‘We are digging our own graves,’ warns UN chief at COP26 climate summitThe COP26 climate summit must act to “save humanity” and protect the planet, UN chief Antonio Guterres says, warning that currently “we are digging our own graves.”
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Burning fossil fuels is "pushing humanity to the brink," UN leader warns
GLASGOW, Scotland — UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday pleaded for more aggressive steps to curb climate change, telling the COP26 conference that current plans fall short and "our addiction to fossil fuels is pushing humanity to the brink."Why it matters: Guterres' stark language signals his concern COP26 won't lay the groundwork to put global emissions on a sustainable path.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insi…
COP26 climate summit must act to ‘save humanity’: UN chief Guterres
“Enough of brutalizing biodiversity. Enough of killing ourselves with carbon. Enough of treating nature like a toilet. Enough of burning and drilling and mining our way deeper. We are digging our own graves.”
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Former Portuguese prime minister said ‘addiction’ to fossil fuels is ‘pushing humanity to the brink’
Digging our own grave, time to say enough: Un secy gen António Guterres at COP26
Guterres said our addiction to fossil fuels was pushing humanity to the brink. “We face a stark choice - either we stop it or it stops us. It's time to say ‘enough’,” the UN chief said.