Kerry: Climate Change Is No Different than Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction

'Climate change is the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction'

Kerry Compares Climate Change to Weapons of Mass Destruction (Yahoo! News)

Jakarta (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday issued a clarion call for nations to do to more to combat climate change, calling it "the world's largest weapon of mass destruction".

In a keynote speech, one of a series planned in different countries throughout the year, Kerry sought to make both a moral and economic argument for greater urgency in cutting greenhouse gases.

He warned that low-lying Asian nations and their rich ecosystems were particularly at peril from rising sea levels.

Video files
Full
Compact
Audio files
Full
Compact
Similar stories
Kerry: ‘Climate Change Is a Threat to the Security of the United States’
John Kerry: Climate Change ‘The Biggest Challenge of All that We Face Right Now’
Kerry: Climate Change More Serious Threat than Terrorism [Full Speech]
Obama Advisor: 'Climate Change Will Affect Virtually Every Country on Earth'
Kerry: Climate Change Belongs on Same List as Terrorism, Nuclear Proliferation, Epidemics