New report highlights climate change acceleration

19:00 | 29.03.2019
Climate change is moving faster than our efforts to address it,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said Thursday as the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) unveiled an alarming report on the acceleration of global warming, Euronews reports.

The State of the Global Climate in 2018 highlights evidence of record warming from 2015 to 2018, increasing sea-level rise and worrisome greenhouse gas concentration.

Climate change is moving faster than our efforts to address it,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said Thursday as the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) unveiled an alarming report on the acceleration of global warming.

The State of the Global Climate in 2018 highlights evidence of record warming from 2015 to 2018, increasing sea-level rise and worrisome greenhouse gas concentration.

"It means carbon pricing that reflects the true cost of emissions”, he continued, "and it means accelerating the closure of coal plants, halting plans for new ones, and replacing those jobs with healthier alternatives, so the transformation is just, inclusive and profitable.”


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