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this is a news lot from bill that young environmental activists ramp up the pressure on the world's policymakers. the u.n. used to climate summit wraps with a cold for action the next generation demands of the biggest site in cutting carbon emissions. purchased player again in hong kong police fired tear gas at angry crowds during another weekend part democracy protests for months since the demonstrations began and is still no solution in some. odd
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i. stopped flowing in munich crosses a rock 30 percent of its use of the best but millions of thirsty revelers who drives a colossal to the world's biggest fish. i'm anthony how would welcome to the program protect our planet that's the clear message from the young climate change activists who gathered at the united nations a day after the biggest mass demonstrations ever seen the use latest criticized older generations for doing too little to prevent global warming and they want to greater role in decision making going forward the formal gathering of world leaders gets on the way on monday. yesterday millions of people across the globe. marched and amman does. real climate action especially
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young people. we show that we we are united and that we young people are unstoppable that's the message from gretta simberg at the un youth summit in new york on the back of the world's largest ever climate protest on friday organized by friday's for future a movement she founded in response the head of the un admitted that runaway climate change poses an existential threat to the human race i have granddaughters i want my granddaughters to live in the life of all planet my generation there's a huge responsibility it is your generation that must make us be accountable to make sure that we don't betray the future of human kind of grand words but one of actions on monday world leaders will meet in new york to discuss the climate crisis but after decades of negotiations greenhouse gas emissions are still going up on friday 4000000 people took to the streets now the world waits to hear whether
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leaders will extend their climate ambitions. correspondent. naaman spoke with one of the activists attending that climate summit at the un. general you from jamaica and you have quite a personal experience of climate change tell us more about that so for me i grew up in a rural community and for me i sort of persons depend entirely on the environmentalists maintain your host or cement in their families the changes that we've seen or particularly with drought so we're seeing more intense. means or less crops there's less money in the pocket of these farmers where you see more intense rainfall as a result we're seeing landslides again crops and so are being washed away and as a result that that not only has direct impacts but indirect impact on consumers as well so as someone in your host or you know have to spend more money on food because the prices have raised you know issues where landslides you can't get to work because there were blockages we know how water lock off doing joe is as well and persons have to be know spending additional money to purchase water and now
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you're here in new york participating in this climate summit what are you hoping to achieve here for me one of the reasons why i was happy that i was given the opportunities attend is because of the times we know that persons in small island states were represented but oftentimes i think that we're often on to into a larger category of latin america in the caribbean and we knew or know that well these groups are vulnerable the caribbean faces a particularly unique experience being surrounded by watts our small economies of scale all these different things are being as i said basically climate change and one of the things that i was looking forward today was here more concrete solutions of inclusive you see how do we get vulnerable populations woman disabled persons involved in some of the concrete solutions that we plan to devise while the things that i also want to hear about more is climate financing particularly because our prime minister recently in partnership with president micron there no seeking to raise ambition for our climate funding and to get more funding particularly for small island states so what i was really looking forward to from the summit city
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was hear more about how we seek to help so strengthen our increase the depth of capacity of some of these smaller countries. well while politicians and activists in new york discuss possible solutions to climate change volunteers around the world are cleaning up plastic waste as part of global cleanup day volunteers have been removing plastic from pock spaces and rivers the organizers say the campaign of one of the helps the environment but also creates public awareness. even if you're in some of beijing's greenest places you'll still find garbage within a stone's throw of the mountains there's a large amount of plastic waste it's a huge problem everywhere but it's particularly acute in southeast asia. but. we want more people to understand that environmental protection concerns them directly they can take part through very small actions it doesn't take much. as how you in vietnam thousands are also taking part in world cleanup day let's do it
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a global foundation organize the world wide event it especially wants to draw attention to the vast amounts of plastic pollution because the numbers are dramatic there are more than $8000000000.00 tons of plastic waste in the world most of which ends up in landfills and much of it in rivers and off towards the sea according to a u.n. report only 9 percent of plastic is recycled. in the philippines is one of the worst polluters in terms of plastic waste but people are also cleaning up there today. really. of course it makes me feel awful to be here and see all this garbage but this is the result of filipinos. here. at least we're here now to correct all the mistakes from the past because. this is a global problem waste is often exported from industrial western countries to southeast asia for processing but until a long term global solution is found be it by degradable or usable packaging seems
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like this is set to continue despite the efforts of volunteers. out of some of the other stories making news around the worlds. so the arabia says it will respond to last weekend's attack on 2 of its oil fields the saudi foreign minister adel al juba said he's country would retaliate if an investigation shows that iran was behind the bombing iran denies any responsibility for the attack. the so-called islamic state has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast on a minibus in iraq that killed 12 people and wounded 5 others the explosion near the shiite shrine the city of karbala was one of the biggest since the iraq government declared i guess defeated in the country 2 years ago. china and the solomon islands have established diplomatic ties off to the solomons broke off for license with taiwan the pacific nation switched its allegiance to beijing this week blew it by
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the promise of economic investment only 15 countries now recognize taiwan's independence from china. and more than a 1000 parachutes have reenacted one of the biggest defenses of the 2nd world war the landings in occupied holland in september 19th $44.00 was supposed to be to clear a path rather into nazi germany the allies lost the battle of phantom with heavy loss of life on both sides. to hong kong now where clashes broke out again on saturday during another weekend of pro-democracy protests police tried to disperse several 1000 people using tear gas and brandishing firearms the march started peacefully but skirmishes soon broke out. the scenes such as these are becoming all too familiar tear gas fills the air as police and protesters clashed in hong kong streets road satellite the 2 sites have
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been facing off every weekend for 4 months what started as anger over a proposed extradition law has grown into a wider movement calling for greater democracy protesters were arrested outside a railway station and site people were marking 2 months since activists were violently beaten in a more botak they are. the one who was. after a largely peaceful march airlie or in the day clashes then brocades between police and a group of hardcore activists the dame instigators 3 petrol bombs from behind their barricades in a separate incident walls of antigovernment messages were torn by these so-called lenin walls have become something of an emblem for the demonstrations which have been held every weekend for the last 16 weeks. protest leaders have dubbed this hong kong summer of discontent and although the numbers at the protests are
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dwindling those attending are just as passionate as ever. make up anything i am capable of happening. recap great. pains of the national power and north pole hard we hong kong did not run and this is what i have tried to buy the rights to. the pro-democracy activists are looking for a show of solidarity from the west's and are calling for the international community to support them and stand with home called 5. day w's mathias bellinger is in hong kong and sent us this update on the lives front of clashes. both sides are really on the brink of the nerves we are seeing the police getting provoked easily and the protest is expecting something to happen so some
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of them come prepared with petrol bombs and other gear to the demonstrations and anything that happens then a warning by the police an announcement to disperse the crowd inevitably leads to violence. or one of the world's biggest parties has kicked off in southern germany more than 6000000 revolutions are expected at this year's munich october fest bit processor up 30 percent. but party goers are just as thirsty as if. to dash for the tents when the doors opened at this year's october fest just minutes later 120000 seats have been filled among those gearing up for the festivities protestors fresh from friday's for future work generation that's taking to the streets we're not afraid to make our voices heard and i think we can also sit down and enjoy a beer that's a vision thing. but only after
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a 3 hour wait the 1st keg wasn't tapped until midday passes the tradition every year. or to appear simu nick mair toasting to a peaceful festival climates also on the agenda as october fest which has been powered by green energy since 2012 and more and more tense are becoming climate neutral every year. so it's good so we have a point system to decide which businesses are allowed to take part in october 1st and we work a lot of points to businesses focused on sustainability. when it comes to food old classics are still on the menu roast chicken sausages and duck. but me for you alternatives are increasingly popular. and business to put the superfood theme is in especially salads with nuts flowers and forage greens that will definitely be the trend this year. until washed down with
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a vegan bear the way it has been brewed for over 500 years under the german beer purity law. the sport now and in formula one ferrari's charlotte clare spring a surprise in singapore by taking pole position for not renowned for their success in singapore they have produced a fine display of driving age the runaway later lewis hamilton of sadie's to 1st place on the grid class team mates best of fatal stops in sunday's from 3. to japan now and the rugby world cup where a clash between heavyweights new zealand and south africa held tall building in today's group matches the kiwis looked home and dry as they went into the break 14 points clear south africa stormed back in the 2nd half of new zealand held on to claim a hard fought win. and while the strive is survived
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a scare against fiji to post a win in their opening group match of bright start from the pacific island the sorest right behind at half time the 2 2nd half tries from total luck to swung the guy in the favor of the wallabies france came from behind to win a thrilling match with argentina meanwhile kamil lopez was the hero after he scored a drop goal to clinch and narrowly 2 point victory in tokyo. fans of the caped crusader have been celebrating batman day by watching the bat signal being beamed into the night skies around the world as you're about to see here in tokyo who. are at. the iconic signal someone's the super hero in the comic book series which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year that man has since grown into a multi-billion dollar global franchise with characters like catwoman and the joker getting their own spin. so for now the voters like it is
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