All Talk No Action: What Did The 2019 UN Climate Summit Achieve?

Have world leaders moved beyond mere rhetoric? Tune in to find out.

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“... all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!” 
Greta Thunberg, addressing world leaders at the UN Climate Summit 2019.

Tall speeches, accords and a lot of chatter on the need for urgent action – typically that’s what climate summits have been like. But mere rhetoric is only pushing us to the brink of a total environmental disaster.

With world leaders dabbling in talks yet again, instead of issuing a clarion call to arrest climate change, did the United Nations climate summit of 2019 achieve any better?

Tune in to The Big Story to find out.

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