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Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit record high in 2018: UN

UN called for swift action to safeguard "the future welfare of mankind."

AFP | PTI  |  Geneva 

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levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high last year, the UN said on Monday, calling for swift action to safeguard "the future welfare of mankind."

"There is no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline, in concentration in the atmosphere despite all the commitments under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change," the head of the Meteorological Organization Petteri Taalas said in a statement.

First Published: Mon, November 25 2019. 15:45 IST
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