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It’s All About 2020 Now

If the world someday gets its act together on climate change, this week may be the nadir from which hope bounced.

UN secretary general António Guterres at a UN summit on climate action this week (Photo Credit: UN) Click to Enlarge.

Alister Doyle reports from a meeting of the UN science panel in Monaco that oceans are rising faster than expected.  Meanwhile, in New York, the UN’s attempt to get leaders to collectively step up by bringing them all to a summit failed.

Developing countries, in their dozens but with tiny emissions, did their best to set an example.  Russia finally joined the Paris Agreement.  But the EU, China, and India made no big moves.  The US, Australia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Brazil said nothing at all.

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