The Year in Pictures – September: UN 2019 Climate Action Summit

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Greta Thunberg, the 16-years-old climate activist from Sweden, addresses world leaders at the start of the 2019 Climate Action Summit which is held in advance of the General Debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations at the UN Headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 23 September 2019.

World Leaders were invited to speak at the event, which was organized by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, for the purpose of proposing plans for addressing global climate change.


Photo: EPA-EFE/Justin Lane

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