United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the world to take the issue of climate change seriously, warning the COP26 participants that “we are digging our own graves.”
“Our addiction to fossil fuels is pushing humanity to the brink. We are faced with a stark choice: Either we stop it or it stops us. It’s time to say: Enough!”
He continued, “Enough to offend biodiversity, enough to kill ourselves with carbon, enough to treat nature like a toilet… We are digging our own graves.”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened the historic COP26 climate conference on Monday by warning world leaders that they would face harsh judgment from future generations if they did not act decisively.about:blank
“The world’s anger and impatience can only be contained if we make this conference the moment we get really serious about climate change, and that includes coal, cars, money and trees,” he said in his opening speech.
Source: The Hill + AFP