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Activist Thunberg channels youth fury to UN climate summit

12 December, 2019 10:05 pm 10:05 pm

LISBON/MADRID (Reuters) – Teen activist Greta Thunberg reached Europe on Tuesday after a 21-day catamaran dash across the Atlantic for a United Nations summit where she will invoke the fury of global youth at politicians’ foot-dragging over climate change. “People are underestimating the force of angry kids,” the Swede told a crowd of reporters and … Read More

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UN chief opens climate summit with call for hope over surrender

12 December, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against a backdrop … Read More