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Climate change: COP25 talks open as 'point of no return' in sight

Political leaders and climate diplomats are meeting in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis.According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, "the point of no return is no longer over the horizon". Meanwhile, Save the Children says that climate shocks have left millions in Africa facing hunger. The charity says 33 million people are at emergency levels of food insecurity due to cyclones and droughts.Greenhouse gas concentrations break records Massive Attack help create carbon-zero tours Critical year for climate change Hydropower protects rare Bibles from wet climate This conference of the parties, or COP25, was due to be held in Chile but was cancelled by the government due to weeks of civil disturbance ...