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EU's Michel slams ‘acts of war' against planet in call for climate action

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - European Council President Charles Michel slammed what he called “acts of war against our environment” that have led to climate change, calling for a “peace treaty with our planet.”
“We have tortured our planet, abused our natural resources, we have committed acts of war against our environment. And now nature is fighting back, bringing us back to our senses,” Michel told the U.N. General Assembly in New York. “No one can say ‘I didn't know.' For decades, scientists have sounded the alarm but their warnings fell on deaf ears.”
He added: “It's time for humans to sign an armistice...
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