The International Climate Week is taking place from 20 to 27 September around the world. UN Headquarters (New York) hosted the Youth Summit on 21 September as well as the Climate Action Summit in which young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg took part. A true international symbol, Greta came up against the harsh realities of global diplomacy on Monday 23 September: her poignant speech, delivered in the UN gallery, was highly commented on but did not generate the desired momentum among the leaders present. Only 66 countries have announced that they are committed to carbon neutrality by 2050. It should also be noted that half of the invited leaders were missing. This is the case of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro or David Hurley, Governor General of Australia. Donald Trump made an appearance of about ten minutes. This is enough to disappoint the expectations of committed citizens on these crucial issues.
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