Is Planet Earth making progress on addressing climate change?

A fast charging station at Fully Charged Live, an electric vehicle, renewable and clean energy and urban mobility exhibition, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. While more and more consumers want clean vehicles, clean energy, and to do their part, fossil fuel conglomerates are still actively lobbying for expanding extraction of 'dirty energy' sources. — AP

EVERY year, leaders from around the planet come and speak, share their concerns about global events, and focus on a theme or two at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The 2023 event, held from Sept 18 to 26 at UN headquarters in New York City, included a session on climate action and a discussion on preparedness for the next pandemic, recognising the urgency of building on what we learned from Covid-19.

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