The UN secretary-general reminded Davos of the true cost of climate change

Businesses are increasingly acknowledging the risks posed by climate change, and developing strategies to ward off its potential impact on their bottom line. But UN secretary-general António Guterres sought today to remind the global elites gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos of climate change’s human toll.

In an interview with Quartz reporter Eshe Nelson streamed live on Facebook, Guterres called climate change the “defining issue of our time.” He warned that humanity was “losing the race” against reversing climate change.

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