Annual UN Climate Change Meeting Opens In Qatar
South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, outgoing president of the UN Climate Change Conference, opened the November 26 meeting with a warning.
"Urgent action is needed if we are to avoid a global catastrophe in the next generation. We cannot waver in our resolve to rise to this challenge," Nkoana-Mashabane said.
The WMO's Christian Blondin says the climate appears to be warming at an alarming rate.