UN climate summit, people's march a call for urgent action

September 21, 2014 3:01 PM

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MANILA, Philippines - This week will be a historic moment for climate change, with world leaders from 162 countries gathering at the United Nations headquarters in New York City and thousands of climate activists marching through every major city in the world, including those in the Philippines.

Just as the Philippines has been told to brace for more extreme weather events in the coming years - with the fury of Friday's Tropical Storm Mario reminding all of how important that is - President Benigno Aquino III will join the September 23 summit aiming to spur action to address climate challe...

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