United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that the world is facing severe storms on different fronts and at the moment we can only work together to reduce the damage caused by it. Guterres at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) here in 2023 […]
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that the world is facing severe storms on different fronts and at the moment we can only work together to reduce the damage caused by it. Guterres here World Economic Forum In his special address at the (WEF) Annual Meeting 2023, he asked to stay away from the use of fossil fuels and stop the self-defeating battle against nature.
He said that there is no perfect solution for such a storm. But we can try to reduce the loss from this and take advantage of this opportunity. He said that the time has come to find a way of partnership and cooperation between our fragmented world.
world slows down
He said that I have not come here to belittle or belittle the challenges or the bad situation in the world. Unless we look at the problems with all sincerity, they will not be solved. Guterres warned that our world is battling storms on various fronts. The immediate problem is the global economic crisis. Things are not looking right. There is recession in many parts of the world. The pace of the whole world has slowed down.
We are not prepared for pandemics at all
He further said that Kovid-19 is still affecting the economies and not being prepared to deal with future pandemics is not fair for the economies. He said that even after facing all this, we have not learned the lesson of global public health in the epidemic. We are absolutely not prepared for future pandemics.
increase in global temperature
He said that every coming week is bringing new climate related disasters. The emission of green house gases is at a high level. The pledge to stop the increase in global temperature to 1.5 degree Celsius is not being fulfilled. Without taking any action, we are heading towards a 2.8 degree Celsius rise in temperature.