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Take concrete climate action, UN chief urges all

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Health Desk-22 Sep 2019: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged all to take concrete climate action and demand it of their respective leaders, reports AP.

"This is a race we can and must win," he said in a message marking the International Day of Peace.

The UN chief said peace is at the heart of all their work at the United Nations.

Today, Guterres said, peace faces a new danger: the climate emergency, which threatens their security, livelihoods and their lives.

"That is why it is the focus of this year’s International Day of Peace. And it’s why I am convening a Climate Action Summit. This is a global crisis," said the UN chief.

He said only by working together they can make their only home peaceful, prosperous and safe for them and future generations.