Secretary-General António Guterres holds a joint press conference with Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), to present the report on the State of the Global Climate in 2020. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

This is truly a pivotal year for humanity’s future…let us all commit to act to stabilize our climate and to end our war on nature — ANTÓNIO GUTERRES

UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Secretary-General António Guterres presents a report on the State of the Global Climate in 2020 at UN Headquarters in New York.

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