Russia vetoes UN resolution linking climate change, security

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Monday, December 13, 2021

Stronger storms, rising seas, more frequent floods and droughts and other effects of warming could inflame social tensions and conflict, potentially “posing a key risk to global peace, security and stability,” the proposed resolution said. Some 113 of the U.N.'s 193 member countries supported it, including 12 of the council's 15 members.

But India and veto-wielding Russia voted no, while China abstained.

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