Today, 1 billion of the world’s most vulnerable children are at extreme risk.
Sustainable Development Goals: 3, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
- SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
- SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
- SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
- SDG 13 - Climate Action
- SDG 14 - Life Below Water
- SDG 15 - Life on Land
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Today, 1 billion of the world’s most vulnerable children are at extreme risk. If the world fails to act, tomorrow it will be all children. It is past time to put children at the center of climate action.
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) AR6 Report
NEW YORK, 28 February 2022 – “Today’s landmark Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report removes whatever shred of doubt remained: The climate crisis is not a future threat. It is here, it is accelerating, and it will continue to affect the world in increasingly devastating ways.