(ORDO NEWS) — On December 12, Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, made another report. He stated that in this century the world may face a climate catastrophe – a warming of 3 ° C. The specialist urged developed countries to declare a state of emergency in order to postpone the sad ending.
Countries urgently need to develop measures to reduce emissions. Otherwise, an increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases will lead to a significant warming of the climate. The number of destructive natural disasters will increase, ecosystems will begin to collapse.
António Guterres appealed to the twenty developed countries, criticizing their actions. For example, the fuel extraction industries receive 50% more funding than those with low carbon emissions.
States need to develop plans to achieve zero emissions by 2050. It’s also time to have clear, short-term goals so that conversations turn into action.
The UN Secretary General additionally noted about the emissions generated by aviation and maritime transport. The pollution of the planet from it is growing at an incredible rate.
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