Climate Action for People and Planet – Watch LIVE Today on YouTube

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “Climate Action for People and Planet – Watch LIVE Today on YouTube” – below is their description.

    Delaying action on climate change will cost more lives and livelihoods. It is critical that all countries use the COVID-19 recovery to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future.Delaying action on climate change will cost more lives and livelihoods. It is critical that all countries use the COVID-19 recovery to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future. Sustainable and resilient recovery will spur economic growth and create millions of green jobs. This transition to a green economy must be fair and inclusive, and leave no one behind.

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