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Poland: Protesters call for action on climate change outside UN summit02:47

Poland: Protesters call for action on climate change outside UN summit

Poland, Katowice
December 8, 2018 at 17:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Around one thousand environmental activists took to the streets of Katowice on Saturday, as the UN climate conference summit is taking place in the city.

Protesters demanded the participants of the climate summit take quick action to fight global warming.

"What we need now in the world is decisive action, meanwhile politicians for very long have pretended that they do not hear the voice of people," said Pawel Szypulski, one of the protesters.

World leaders at the COP24 hope to adopt a roadmap and put into practice the 2015 Paris climate agreement to slow climate change. The UN Climate Change Conference will run in Katowice until Friday, December 14.

Poland: Protesters call for action on climate change outside UN summit02:47
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Around one thousand environmental activists took to the streets of Katowice on Saturday, as the UN climate conference summit is taking place in the city.

Protesters demanded the participants of the climate summit take quick action to fight global warming.

"What we need now in the world is decisive action, meanwhile politicians for very long have pretended that they do not hear the voice of people," said Pawel Szypulski, one of the protesters.

World leaders at the COP24 hope to adopt a roadmap and put into practice the 2015 Paris climate agreement to slow climate change. The UN Climate Change Conference will run in Katowice until Friday, December 14.

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