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Race against the climate clock; EDITORIALOn the U.N. Conference in Madrid; Editorial: U.S. resistance to climate change could change fast

Dec 03, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations' secretary-general, opened the organization's climate change conference in Madrid with an urgent reminder to the delegates from nearly 200 countries.

"The point of no return is no longer over the horizon," Guterres said at a news conference in Madrid, the host city for the two-week conference. "It is in sight and is hurtling towards us."

Guterres was referring to the overwhelming scientific consensus about the threat of climate change, which has ...