On Monday, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that climate change is happening faster than anyone had previously expected, and one of his top hopes for 2013 will be achieving a global climate treaty.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Ban said, “I will do my best to mobilize the political will and resources so that member states can agree to a new legally binding global agreement on climate change.”
His remarks came just prior to President Obama’s inauguration, during which he also urged for climate action.
Ban urged progress in getting nations and people to use the world’s limited resources without waste and in ways to ensure their replacement, so that all people will have enough to eat and drink and there will be electricity for their homes — and have energy to spare to promote economic growth.
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