Guterres calls on all country leaders to declare a Climate Emergency

Every country should declare a state of climate emergency until the world has reached net zero carbon emissions, the UN secretary general, António Guterres, told a virtual summit of world leaders on Saturday.

View the longer 2-minute clip above to hear what else he said.

He mentions that 38 countries have already declared a Climate Emergency. The cedamia global database of CED jurisdictions only shows 14 countries plus the EU, but if you count the 28 countries in the EU separately that would make 38 (noting that some of those 28 countries have also declared a Climate Emergency separately).

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Posted in Climate Emergency Declarations.