There is an exit off ‘the highway to climate hell’, Guterres insists

“It’s climate crunch time” when it comes to tackling rising carbon emissions the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday, stressing that while the need for global action is unprecedented, so too are the opportunities for prosperity and sustainable development. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/06/1150661
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There is an exit off ‘the highway to climate hell’, Guterres insists
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Yemen truce holding, but full measures still not in place

14 Jun 2022

The “unprecedented” truce in Yemen has so far led to a reduction in fighting and other positive developments, but action is needed on its full implementation and to address rising humanitarian needs and insecurity, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. 

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UN ‘determined’ to end backsliding on development goals, Guterres tells ECOSOC

UN ‘determined’ to end backsliding on development goals, Guterres tells ECOSOC

23 May 2023

Despite going into reverse on more than 30 per cent of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it’s not too late to “turn the tide” said the Secretary-General on Tuesday, who told Member States that the UN was “determined to do just that.” 

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Climate change: No ‘credible pathway’ to 1.5C limit, UNEP warns

27 Oct 2022

National pledges to reduce harmful emissions offer little hope of avoiding climate disaster, UN climate experts said on Thursday, in an urgent appeal for a radical transformation of the energy sector, before it’s too late.