World leaders call for united response against climate change
World leaders on Saturday called for a united response to the simmering impacts of climate change in an attempt to reverse the harm that has already befallen the planet.
On the occasion of World Environment Day, they underlined that the next 10 years will be crucial in controlling the damage caused by climate change.
A major event was held for the first time in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, marking the day in partnership with the UN Environment Program (UNEP)
Its theme was ecosystem restoration and resetting the relationship with nature.
The event also marked the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030, which aims to prevent, halt, and reverse ecosystems’ degradation on “every continent and in every ocean.”