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For many decades the human species has been at war with the planet. And the planet is fighting back.
The World Meteorological Organization is releasing its State of the Climate report at this conference.
And its findings are clear.
The last five years have been the hottest ever recorded.
Sea levels are the highest in human history.
Ice caps are melting at unprecedented speed and the oceans are becoming more acidic with all its consequences.
Biodiversity on land and sea is under severe attack.