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JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In Syria on Monday, UN chemical weapons inspectors met with and took samples from victims of apparent gas attack in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus. But on the way, the UN team members say that a sniper attack then hit a vehicle

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Welcome! Thanks! You … We saw some images of you when you were 15, now you’re 16. From the climate conference in Poland. What was that like for you … … to speak there and to be there? Was it impressive seeing … … how this climate work happens, close by? It was definitely an

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SECRETARY KERRY: Mr. Secretary General, Monsieur le President de la France, Your Excellencies, friends and partners in this significant endeavor: It’s an enormous privilege to be here on Earth Day to join in signing this historic agreement. I was a young organizer and speaker, not so long back from Vietnam, on the first Earth Day

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For thousands of years, our planet has enabled and nurtured our growing civilisations. Throughout the ages, our settlements have existed in balance with the natural world that surrounds us, protecting us from the elements, while enabling our societies to thrive. But now, in the space of just one human lifetime, all that has changed. The

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What do you want me to say? Or, more importantly, how do you want me to say it? I could stand here and narrate my world to you like it’s the opening credits of a disaster movie. This is the setup. 2050, far enough in the future for all this to seem plausible. Climate catastrophe

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Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I thank Prime Minister Bainimarana for his remarks. And I want to congratulate him for his remarkable Presidency of COP23. My sincere gratitude for the excellent work that Fiji, the Government of Fiji and yourself, Prime Minister, have been doing. And you are right. We need more ambition. We

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Day by day I am motivated mostly, I think, by challenge. I think there is little as challenging as the biggest problem humanity has ever faced which is climate change. There is a certain amount of CO₂ we are allowed to emit into the atmosphere in order to limit global warming to 1.5˚C . Some

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Greta your first climate strike was a lonely event a little over a year ago and in the intervening time you have sparked the interest of millions literally of children around the globe demanding action for climate change what’s your message to world leaders today my message is that we’ll be watching you this is

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[Narrator] These numbers are projections at this stage, but could become a reality without concrete climate and development action. The report finds that if managed carefully, migration from vulnerable areas to more viable locations can bring new opportunities for people like Wolde and Monoara. We are already seeing individual success stories. 23-year-old Monoara escaped her

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