UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
addresses the Petersberg Climate Dialogue
Berlin, July 18, 2022
'climate change' ultimatum
to a Berlin
The world has a choice between "collective action and collective
suicide" and must act immediately to address climate change,
United Nations Secretary-General
Antonio Guterres said on Monday in a message to the
Climate Dialogue in Berlin, Germany.
concentrations, sea level rise and ocean heat have broken new
Half of humanity is
in the danger zone from floods, droughts, extreme storms and
wildfires. No nation is immune," Guterres said in a video
"What troubles me most is that, in facing this global crisis, we
are failing to work together as a multilateral community.
Nations continue to play the blame game instead of taking
responsibility for our collective future.
We cannot continue
this way," the top UN official added.
"Time is no longer on
This has to be
the decade of
decisive climate action.
multilateralism, and collaboration.
We have a
action or collective suicide.
Guterres insisted the countries of the world "must rebuild trust and
come together" to create a "concrete global response" on
'climate' (aka 'Global Warming'),
including providing financial aid to those affected the most by
The meeting in Germany
convened representatives from 40 countries to discuss progress on
implementing climate agreements, reduce the use of fossil fuels, and
promote the switch to "sustainable energy sources" in order to limit
'global warming' to 1.5°C, as agreed at last year's COP26 climate
summit in Scotland.
Those attending also engaged in preparations for the COP27 World
Climate Conference, scheduled for November in the Egyptian resort of
Earlier this month, Guterres
called for a "renewable energy
revolution" and demanded a moratorium on coal power plants and any
further oil and gas exploration worldwide.
His comments come amid
turmoil in several countries that have tried implementing reforms in
the name of curbing 'global warming'...
The government of Sri Lanka, which had banned industrial
ousted last week by crowds protesting food and fuel
Farmers in the Netherlands protesting emissions caps have
clashed with the police, while Ghana's plan to switch to "green"
energy has left the African country facing lengthy blackouts.