The United Nations estimates about a billion children are at extremely high risk because of climate change
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The lack of progress disillusioned some young Ukrainians yearning to return home.
The world still has time to avoid the most extreme dangers of climate change, but only if nations cut greenhouse gas pollution much faster from nearly every aspect of human activity
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Billions of people on every continent are suffering because of climate change, according to a major new United Nations report.
In his first speech to delegates at the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden’s remarks stood in contrast to former President Trump’s approach. “We must work together as never before,” Biden said.
The U.N. has released the most comprehensive global climate science report ever. It is unequivocal: Humans must stop burning fossil fuels or suffer catastrophic impacts.
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A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide.
“In the earliest days of the virus, China locked down travel domestically while allowing flights to leave China and infect the world,” the president said. “China condemned my travel ban on their country, even as they canceled domestic flights and locked citizens in their homes.”
“As progress in fighting hunger stalls, the COVID-19 pandemic is intensifying the vulnerabilities and inadequacies of global food systems,” UNICEF said in a statement.