UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech in an open debate of the Security Council on security in the context of terrorism and climate change. Photo: Xinhua
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech in an open debate of the Security Council on security in the context of terrorism and climate change. Photo: Xinhua

Climate change an ‘aggravating factor’ for conflict and terrorism, says UN chief

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said regions most vulnerable to climate change also suffer from insecurity, poverty, weak governance and terrorism
  • A new resolution would recognise the link between ensuring peace and security, the fight against terrorism and the effects of climate change

Topic |   United Nations
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech in an open debate of the Security Council on security in the context of terrorism and climate change. Photo: Xinhua
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech in an open debate of the Security Council on security in the context of terrorism and climate change. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE