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UN Secretary-General: Time for climate action for people and planet

Phasing out coal from electricity sector the single most important step

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Smoke rises from a coal processing plant in Hejin, China: immediate action to remove the dirtiest fossil fuel offers our world a fighting chance.   © AP

Antonio Guterres is Secretary-General of the United Nations.

In this pivotal year for humanity, now is the time for bold climate action.

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