UN Security Council Takes Up Climate Change Risk for First Time

Bloomberg Quint | Feb 23, 2021 at 5:00 AM
  • Wealthy nations will come under pressure to boost funding to tackle climate change during a United Nations discussion that will warn how unchecked rising temperatures could lead to wars and mass migration.
  • With the U.K. holding the rotating presidency of the Security Council this month, Johnson will warn that climate change poses a “grave threat to global peace and security”.
  • The session will highlight the risk of failure by developed countries to deliver on the $100 billion a year of climate finance that they promised poorer nations at UN talks a decade ago.