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Climate Action Summit 2019

September 23, 2019

Organized by the United Nations

Climate Action Summit 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

UN Headquarters
General Assembly Hall
New York, New York

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling on all leaders to come to New York on 23 September with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent over the next decade, and to net zero emissions by 2050.

The latest analysis shows that if we act now, we can reduce carbon emissiohttps://www.un.org/en/climatechange/ns within 12 years and hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C and even, as asked by the latest science, to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Thankfully, we have the Paris Agreement – a visionary, viable, forward-looking policy framework that sets out exactly what needs to be done to stop climate disruption and reverse its impact. But the agreement itself is meaningless without ambitious action.


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September 23, 2019
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New York, New York