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In Effort to ‘Move the Needle,’ UN Chief Announces Special Summit on Climate Crisis

“No exceptions. No compromises,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. “There will be no room for back-sliders, greenwashers, blame-shifters, or repackaging of announcements of previous years.” UNSecretary-General António Guterres announced Monday that he will convene a “no-nonsense” Climate Ambition Summit next year amid mounting frustration with world leaders’ refusal to phase out fossil fuels and […]

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UN chief warns of ‘breakdown in trust’ with no deal in sight at Cop27

With only one full day of official talks left, there are no clear agreements on key issues including funding for loss and damage. The UN secretary general, António Guterres, has flown to the attempted rescue of troubled climate talks in Egypt, warning of a “breakdown in trust” between rich and poor governments that could scupper

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Fed up young climate activists: ‘Adults aren’t listening’

WASHINGTON — The climate change generation is saying officials are talking too much, listening too little and acting even less. And they are fed up. “Instead of talking about how to solve the climate crisis, they negotiate about how to continue polluting,” said Mitzy Violeta, a 23-year old indigenous activist from Mexico. “Youth movements are

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