UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change

This ABC News article discusses a warning from the United Nations – we may be reaching a ‘point of no return’ on climate change. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and warns that “the point of no return is no longer over the horizon.”

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.”

Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species.

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