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UN sets Herculean climate challenge for nations

Delegates and experts attend the opening ceremony of the 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Incheon, on Oct 1, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - The United Nations climate panel gave the world a brutally stark message on Monday (Oct 8): We're on a fast track to a climate calamity and this is our last chance to do something about it.

The underlying message to governments: You've had enough warnings, no more excuses.

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