UN Secretary-General: Financial Crisis Offers Opportunity to Address Climate Change

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses UN correspondents 11 November 2008: In his monthly press conference, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon indicated that the global financial crisis continues to be a priority, and noted that it presents an opportunity to address climate change

since “green growth can create millions of jobs” at a time of economic hardship.


is scheduled to attend the Group of 20 meeting this Saturday, in Washington,

DC, on the global financial crisis. [UN

Press Release] [Transcript of the Press Release]