World leaders are gathering in New York City this week to take part in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The meeting comes as tensions flare in the Middle East over recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which the United States blames on Iran, allegations Tehran denies.
UNGA also comes just days after millions of young activists and their supporters marched in thousands of cities worldwide to demand greater action on climate change.
The general debate will take place from September 24-September 30, with dozens of world leaders scheduled to address the General Assembly.
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Monday, September 23
‘More fuel to the flames’: Climate advocates shun UN inaction
As the Climate Action Summit wrapped up at the United Nations in New York City on Monday, environmental activists almost universally concluded that not enough had been done to stop global warming and stem the climate crisis.
Despite some significant commitments from small and medium-sized countries to limit emissions – and a few other notable announcements – the long-heralded gathering lacked any big moves by major nations.
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