Investors urge action on climate change ahead of UN summit

September 19, 2014 6:00 AM

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- More than 340 global institutional investors representing over 24 trillion U.S. dollars in assets called Thursday on governments to take action that supports, rather than limits, investment in clean energy and climate solutions.

The appeal, the loudest of its kind by global investors on climate change, came just days before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes his much-anticipated climate summit on Tuesday at UN Headquarters in New York.

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