COP27: What are they saying at the climate summit?

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Nov 7 (Reuters) - World leaders, policymakers and delegates from astir 200 countries are astatine the COP27 U.N. clime acme successful Egypt, wherever they anticipation to keep alive a extremity to avert the worst impacts of clime change.

Here are immoderate of the latest comments by those attending:

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES

"Greenhouse state emissions support growing. Global temperatures support rising. And our satellite is accelerated approaching tipping points that volition marque clime chaos irreversible."

"We are connected a road to clime hellhole with our ft connected the accelerator."

IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA

"Unless we terms c predictably connected a trajectory that gets america astatine slightest to $75 mean terms per ton of c successful 2030, we simply don't make the inducement for businesses and consumers to shift."

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES PRESIDENT SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN ZAYED AL-NAHYAN

[1/4] Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres speaks during the COP27 clime summit, successful Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt November 7, 2022. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

"The UAE is considered a liable supplier of vigor and it volition proceed playing this relation for arsenic agelong arsenic the satellite is successful request of lipid and gas."

MACKY SALL, PRESIDENT OF SENEGAL AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION

"Even if Africa contributes little than 4% of greenhouse gases, it subscribes to frugal improvement of carbon, resilient to clime change, for a extremity of c neutrality successful a tenable timeframe. We are for a greenish modulation that is equitable and just, alternatively of decisions that jeopardise our development, including cosmopolitan entree to energy to which 600 cardinal Africans stay deprived."

MIA MOTTLEY, PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS

"How bash companies marque $200 cardinal dollars successful profits successful the past 3 months and not expect to lend astatine slightest 10 cents successful each dollar of nett to a nonaccomplishment and harm fund. This is what our radical expect."

FORMER U.S. VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

"We person a credibility occupation each of us: We're talking and we're starting to act, but we're not doing enough."

"We indispensable spot the alleged 'dash for gas' for what it truly is: a dash down a span to nowhere, leaving the countries of the satellite facing clime chaos and billions successful stranded assets, particularly present successful Africa."

"We person to determination beyond the epoch of fossil substance colonialism."

Compiled by Toby Chopra; Editing by Janet Lawrence

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