UN Chief: Climate Change is “Most Important Issue We Face”

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders to take the threat of global warming seriously and to act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century.

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KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take the threat of global warming seriously and to act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century. Guterres, who spoke at the opening of the U.N. climate conference in Poland, called climate change “the most important issue we face.” “Even as we witness devastating climate impacts causing havoc across the world,…

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