“Clean Energy Future ‘Is Vital’ – UN Chief”

“The UN Secretary-General has told a meeting of ministers it is “vital” the world moves towards clean energy.

Antonio Guterres said decisions on recovery strategies must account for the need to transition to a more sustainable future.

He was speaking at the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Clean Energy Transitions Summit.

The virtual meeting is being billed as the year's largest global gathering on energy and climate.

‘Stop wasting money on fossil fuel subsidies and place a price on carbon', Mr Guterres urged.”

Justin Rowlatt reports for BBC News July 9, 2020.

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