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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Global Climate Talk: Expectations for virtual Leaders Summit on Climate” – below is their description.
U.S. President Joe Biden will host world leaders in discussions highlighting the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help vulnerable countries cope with unavoidable climate change, as well as the economic benefits of climate action.
This Friday at 11:15 (GMT), CGTN anchor Guan Xin will speak to Professor Nicolas Stern, chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment from the London School of Economics, Lord Gregory Barker, former UK Minister of Energy and Climate Change and executive chairman of EN+, and Peng Wensheng, chief economist at China International Capital Corporation, to discuss expectations surrounding the Leaders Summit on Climate. #ClimateChangeCGTN YouTube Channel
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