IPCC report ‘must sound a death knell’ for oil and gas, says UN head By Hamish Penman August 9 2021, 12.47pm Share IPCC report ‘must sound a death knell’ for oil and gas, says UN head Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen-aberdeenshire/3588576/ipcc-report-must-sound-a-death-knell-for-oil-and-gas-says-un-head-2/ Copy Link The sun sets over a North sea oil platform. An “alarming” new report setting out the impact of climate change on the planet should spell the end for oil and gas, according to a senior international figure. Antonio Guterres, United Nations secretary-general, said the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) paper signalled a “code red for humanity” and “must sound a death knell” for fossil fuels. According to the IPCC report, published by the UN on Monday, global temperature rises are poised to reach or exceed 1.5C. To read the full article click here. This article originally appeared on the Evening Express website. For more information, read about our new combined website.