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Unite against climate change – Ukraine scientist

A leading Ukrainian scientist says war is "closing the window of opportunity" for the world to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

Dr Svitlana Krakovska, who is a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), spoke to me on Zoom from her apartment in Kyiv.

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“It’s amazing how the people of Ukraine united against one enemy,” she said.

“If we all unite against climate change, we can survive as a civilisation.”

Dr Krakovska was taking part in the final stages of approving the IPPC’s latest major assessment on the impacts of climate change when the invasion made it impossible for her to continue her work…

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