It's the latest attempt by the secretary-general to capture the horrors of what will likely be the hottest year on record.
At least four people were killed and five others wounded in drone and missile strikes around the country, authorities said.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told leaders that the world “is on a highway to climate hell.”
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will deliver his “state of the world” speech at Tuesday’s opening of the annual high-level global gathering.
Speaking from Islamabad, Antonio Guterres said countries bearing more responsibility for climate change "should have faced this challenge."
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sounding the alarm over the war in Ukraine, nuclear threats in Asia and the Middle East, and other tensions.
"Without the full participation of 50% of its population, the world would be the biggest loser,” said a spokesperson for U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres.
The bombardment came barely an hour after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a news conference with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
António Guterres is due to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv, on Thursday, and his meeting with Putin is expected to top the agenda.
The UN report said these poorer countries were already struggling to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and a lack of access to adequate funding.