Climate experts say they hear talk at UN but not much action

‘Moment of truth’ at key UN climate summit

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Speaking at the climate summit, Ms Thunberg said: "You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words and yet I'm one of the lucky ones".

The filing comes as the United Nations hosts a Climate Action Summit on the first day of its General Assembly, where dozens of world leaders are unveiling plans for reducing their countries' carbon footprints.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the Climate Action Summit by saying: "Earth is issuing a chilling cry: Stop". We have not seen global emissions drop dramatically - they dropped for a couple of years but crept back up.

Thunberg's speech at a United Nations climate conference last December continues to draw viewers, captured by her direct tone and the clarity of her analysis of a complicated issue.

Lawyer Michael Hausfeld said that while the committee's recommendations are not legally binding, the 44 countries that ratified the protocol pledged to respect them. The president in the past has questioned man-made climate change, at one point calling it a Chinese hoax.

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The teenager received world-wide acclaim after publicly sailing to NY from Sweden in August, promoting zero-carbon transport in a bid to raise climate awareness.

In an impassioned speech at the United Nations climate action summit, the 16-year-old, who has inspired a global climate strike movement, told delegates they would never be forgiven if they failed to tackle rising temperatures.

Trump's administration has signaled addressing the impacts of climate change isn't a priority for his administration.

Before Thunberg set sail for the U.S.in mid-August, she made it clear that she had no plans to speak with Trump during her stay.

"We have broken the cycle of life", said Emmanuel Faber, chief executive of French food group Danone, who announced a "One Planet" initiative with a group of 19 major food companies to transition towards more sustainable farming.

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However, despite the ban, these states lack effective implementation of the ban as the use of e-cigarettes continued to grow. Banning alternative smoking devices like e-cigarettes was one of the top priorities of the government.


In her remarks, Thunberg accused politicians of pretending that the world's dire climate problems can be solved with technical solutions and "business as usual".

Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people are suing five of the world's biggest greenhouse gas polluters.

Or, as someone said at Friday's rally on the Capitol steps: The world will go on, but we will not be able to live on it. "I'm very busy, I'm going on the flights today", Trump said as he departed the White House on Sunday. "How dare you", said the Swedish teenager, her voice quivering.

With climate impacts such as extreme weather, thawing permafrost and sea-level rise unfolding much faster than expected, scientists say the urgency of the crisis has intensified since the Paris accord was agreed. Predicting that none of the speeches from world leaders today would wrestle with those imposing numbers, Thunberg declared that world leaders are "still not mature enough to tell it like it is".

Our children are taking climate change seriously, and they are scared.

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New projections showed Fed policymakers at the median expected rates to stay within the new range through next year. The US labor market is strong and inflation is likely to return to the Fed's 2 percent annual goal, he added.


Soaring average global temperatures from 2015 mean the last half-decade is on course to take the dubious record, according to a damning report.

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