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UN Secretary-General warns world 'on a highway to climate hell'

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued the warning on Monday. Source: Reuters

Video transcript

ANTONIO GUTERRES: We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot still on the accelerator. To acknowledge the harsh truth, there is no excellencies. This UN climate conference is a reminder that the answer is in our hands. And the clock is ticking. We are in the fight of our lives, and we are losing. Greenhouse gas emissions keep growing, global temperatures keep rising, and our planet is fast approaching tipping points that will make climate chaos irreversible.