4 Dec 2019

Stark warning at global climate talks in Spain

From , 5:04 am on 4 December 2019

The latest round of global climate talks have opened in Spain with the head of the UN warning the world risks sleepwalking past the point of no return. 

Political leaders, diplomats and negotiators are meeting for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of urgency. 

Jamie Tahana reports from Madrid.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the COP25 Climate Summit held in Madrid, Spain on December 02, 2019. The UN Climate Change Conference COP25 runs from 02 to 13 December 2019 in the Spanish capital.

Photo: AFP / Burak Akbulut / Anadolu Agency