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Amid Texas storm, UN chief says it's 'complete ignorance' to say cold weather nullifies the reality of climate change

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday ripped into climate change deniers, stating that it's "complete ignorance" to suggest severe winters prove the planet isn't warming.
"This is total lack of scientific knowledge, this is complete ignorance," Guterres said in comments to reporters, per Reuters.
"If you look at hurricanes, if you look at storms, but also if you look at heat waves and cold waves, they are becoming more extreme because of climate change," Guterres said. "Climate change amplifies."
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