“Extreme changes” in planet happening now, action needed: UN report – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua

GENEVA, May 15 (Xinhua) -- A new United Nations report Wednesday warned that there are emerging, and much larger threats than before, linked to climate change, environmental degradation, and the growing potential for a disaster to produce or worsen another. The Global Assessment Report 2019 published by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), was launched during the May 13-17 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference in Geneva, organized by the UNISDR and hosted by the Swiss government.

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