World still 'knocking on the door of climate catastrophe': UN chief

AFP , Saturday 13 Nov 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres said the world was still on the precipice of "catastrophe" after nations reached a global climate deal Saturday that fell short of what science says is needed to contain dangerous warming.

File Photo: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres taken on June 24, 2021. AP
File Photo: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres taken on June 24, 2021. AP

"Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread," Guterres said in a statement that welcomed progress at the Glasgow summit, while stressing it was "not enough".

"We are still knocking on the door of climate catastrophe," he added.

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