Representatives from all over the world are gathering in New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
And, while much of the discussion over the coming days will focus on global hot spots and major political issues, the UN’s sustainability goals will also be on the agenda.
One of those goals is the pressing need to tackle the climate crisis. Others include reducing poverty and hunger.
- Syed Mohammed Ali is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University
- Changhua Wu is the CEO of the Beijing Future Innovation Center
- Carlos A. Joly is Emeritus Professor at the University of Campinas
- Mohammed Mahmoud is Senior Fellow and Director of the Climate and Water Program, Middle East Institute
Human-caused climate change likely contributed to the deadly floods in Pakistan recently, according to the World Weather Attribution's analysis https://t.co/KcXEhuMCOm pic.twitter.com/y2lggF5DhD
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) September 16, 2022
I have never seen climate carnage on the scale of the floods here in Pakistan.
As our planet continues to warm, all countries will increasingly suffer losses and damage from climate beyond their capacity to adapt.
This is a global crisis. It demands a global response. pic.twitter.com/5nqcJIMoIA
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) September 10, 2022