UK says climate change security threat, wants UNSC debate
the first-ever debate on climate change in the un Security Council evinced strong protests from developing nations. The proposal by the uk asked for a discussion on climate change in the council since it posed a security threat.
uk's foreign secretary Margaret Beckett, who chaired the 15-member body meeting on April 17, 2007, in New York, argued that climate change had the potential to cause wars and the debate needs to move from the fringe to the Security Council, the most powerful un body. "An unstable climate will exacerbate some of the core drivers of conflict