At Davos, UN chief warns the world is in a ‘sorry state’

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world is in a “sorry state” because of myriad “interlinked” challenges including climate change and Russia’s war in Ukraine that are “piling up like cars in a chain reaction crash,” the U.N. chief said at the World Economic Forum’s meeting Wednesday. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivered his gloomy message on the second day of the elite gathering of world leaders and corporate executives in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 16 until Jan. 20, 2023. Environmentalists, for example, slam the carbon-spewing private jets that ferry in bigwigs to an event that prioritizes the battle against climate change. ___Follow AP’s coverage of the World Economic Forum meeting at https://apnews.com/hub/world-economic-forum.
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