PBS NewsHour

Fiery calls to action at UN but no pledges from big emitters

Clip: 09/23/2019 | 6m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Days after global protests calling for climate change action, the United Nations held a special climate summit where world leaders and other officials gathered to hammer out specific pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. William Brangham joins Judy Woodruff to discuss whether action will come from the talks, the lack of U.S. leadership and activist Greta Thunberg’s fiery admonition.

Aired: 09/23/19

Rating: NR

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