Greta slams 'misleading' climate pledges at chaotic UN summit

Greta slams 'misleading' climate pledges at chaotic UN summit

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg accused rich countries of “misleading” people over climate action at UN talks in Madrid on Wednesday as scuffles broke out between security guards and environmental protestors. The UN climate forum tasked with saving the world from runaway global warming has become an “opportunity for countries to negotiate loopholes and to avoid raising their ambition” to act on climate, the 16-year-old told delegates and observers to vigorous applause. Nations are gathered in Spain’s capital to finalise the rulebook of the 2015 landmark Paris climate accord, which aims to limit global temperature rises to “well below” two degrees Celsius and to a safer cap of 1.5C if possible.

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