Climate Change - Africa, World Still Have 'Long Way to Go'

Closing his climate action summit in New York, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres told countries they still had "a long way to go", a judgement echoed by environmental groups and aid agencies, which were generally disappointed with the outcome. While they pointed to bright spots - including pledges by some small island states to go carbon-neutral and new aid for poor countries - many of the big emitters were absent or glossed over how they would ramp up efforts to tackle global warming.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, on screens and right at stage, Climate Activist, speaks at the opening of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019. With her on the stage are, from left to right: Secretary-General António Guterres; Anurag Saha Roy, Winner of the Summer of Solutions Pitch Competition; and Paloma Costa Oliveira, Lawyer and Climate Activist.


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