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Nature is angry - and we foool ourselves if we think we can fool nature. Our Earth is issuing a cry: "STOP". The climate crisis is caused by us, and the solutions must come from us -@UN Chief @antonioguterres at #ClimateActionSummit on the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions
@UN @antonioguterres "We are at the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can do is talk about eternal economic growth" - @GretaThunberg makes a passionate plea for #ClimateAction at today's #ClimateActionSummit in New York. Watch live 🎥webtv.un.org/live/ #UNGA
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN Indian PM @narendramodi - "We are going to increase the share of non-fossil fuels to 174 gigawatts in 2020, and to futher increase #renewableenergy to 450 gigawatts"

India has installed #solar panels on the roof of the @UNHQ building in NYC

#ClimateActionSummit #ClimateAction
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ German Chancellor Angela Merkel at #ClimateActionSummit: Our country is on the cusp of deep transformational change. Germany has just agreed a 54 billion Euro investment package in #ClimateAction. Our goal is 45% greenhouse gas emission reductions by 2030
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ "We need young people in our countries to tell us to take #ClimateAction. Things are not happening fast enough. No political decision-maker can remain deaf to the collective call for #ClimateJustice between generations." - French President @EmmanuelMacron at #ClimateActionSummit
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron Wang Yi, China's State Councilor and Special Representative of President Xi Jinping: China is committed to the #ParisAgreement, and is co-leading the track of nature-based solutions developed for the #ClimateActionSummit #ClimateAction
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron "The #CleanEnergy transformation was the best investment we could make in terms of the economy and our quality of life. We can save the #Earth if we really want to. We just need to need to break the old, dirty habits that die hard" - Iceland's Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron @katrinjak "#ClimateChange will promt the reassessment of the value of every single financial asset on the planet" - @bankofengland Governor Mark Carney at #ClimateActionSummit #ParisAgreement #ClimateAction
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron @katrinjak @bankofengland "#ClimateChange is one of the most serious and disturbing phenomena of our times. Four years after the #ParisAgreement, commitments are still very weak. The window of opportunity is still open, but let us not let that window close" - @Pontifex Francis at #ClimateActionSummit
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron @katrinjak @bankofengland @Pontifex "The Russian Federation has accepted the #ParisAgreement and is becoming a fully-fledged participant of this international legal instrument" - Russia's special representative Ruslan Edelgeriyev at the #ClimateActionSummit, announcing Russian ratification of the Agreement
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron @katrinjak @bankofengland @Pontifex .@BillGates, representing @GCAdaptation: "#ClimateChange will impact every one of the 7 billion people on the planet. Adaptation (= building resilience to climate change) does not receive as much attention as mitigation (= cutting greenhouse gas emissions)." #ClimateActionSummit
@UN @antonioguterres @GretaThunberg @GlobalGoalsUN @narendramodi @UNHQ @EmmanuelMacron @katrinjak @bankofengland @Pontifex @BillGates @GCAdaptation “Our economies need massive investment to become #ClimateNeutral. Therefore at least 25% of the @EU’s next long-term budget will be dedicated to climate-related activities.”

President of the European Council, @eucopresident Donald Tusk, at the @UN #ClimateActionSummit
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