This conference was known as the Paris agreement and it was a very important moment in the climate change movement.
Attenborough's address drew on messages from people all over the world, conveying a sense of frustration over apparent global inertia toward the looming disaster of climate change.
Mr Attenborough was speaking on behalf of the UN's "people's seat" initiative to give ordinary people a voice at the global talks by gathering their thoughts, ideas and concerns through social media and polling in the past two weeks.
However, US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord has dented trust among vulnerable nations, who fear there is not enough cash available to help them adapt to our heating planet.
Fiji's prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, who presided over last year's United Nations climate summit, said the "just transition" proposal should not just consider the fate of fossil-fuel workers but all people around the world whose lives were affected by climate change.
"I recently received government approval to develop an all-of-government plan to make Ireland a leader in responding to climate change". But the Paris agreement let countries set their own emissions targets. "Let us rise to the challenge and finish the work the world demands of us".
To inject momentum, the World Bank Group on Monday said it would provide a further $200 billion over five years from the start of the next decade.
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take the threat of global warming seriously and to act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century.
Recent studies have shown that 20 of the past 22 years have been the warmest in recorded history, and climate change action needs to be increased fivefold if we want to have a chance to avoid catastrophic warming, which would cause permanent and irremediable damage to both human and natural environments. "For many people, regions and even countries, this is already a matter of life or death".
Organisers said on their website that they were taking to the streets of Brussels to claim their "right to an ambitious and socially just climate policy". "Climate change is running faster than we are, and we must catch up sooner rather than later before it is too late", he warned.
"Or, God forbid, [we] ignore the irrefutable evidence and become the generation that betrayed humanity", Bainimarama said. "We require deep transformations of our economies and societies". "This must be powered by multilateral co-operation".
The meeting received a boost over the weekend, after 19 major economies at the G20 summit affirmed their commitment to the 2015 Paris climate accord.
A process to enable countries to announce efforts by 2020 to ramp up their domestic ambition on cutting greenhouse gas emissions must be launched, they said, as current efforts are not enough to prevent risky temperature rises.
US President Donald Trumppulled out of the deal a year ago, stating his opinion that it was "an agreement that disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries".
Chevy will be making the new Silverado 2500/3500 at its truck plant in Flint, Mich., and says that sales will begin in mid-2019. With steps already integrated into the rear bumper, bed access will be easier than ever, from all angles and positions.
Shafiq brought up his 12th Test ton with a sharp single off Somerville before falling leg-before to Patel to a straight delivery. Pakistan's advantage came courtesy of the two century-makers, taking them past NZ's first innings total before being separated.
Cardi and Offset started dating in early 2017, and by October he publicly proposed to her at the Powerhouse concert in Philly. Fans expressed their dismay on Instagram over the news, with some urging the star to not give up on her relationship.
Many others mocked the organisation for trying to push the changes, and pointed out flaws in its suggestions. PETA has been heavily criticised for comparing "speciesism" to racism, homophobia and ableism.
The reverse repo rate is used by the monetary policy committee as a tool to control the money supply in the country. With no change in the rates, the repo rate remains at 6.50 percent while the reverse repo rate stands 6.25 percent.
The Panthers are allowing a 68.8 pass completion rate, 268.8 pass yards and three pass touchdowns per game. Olsen, who did not miss a game from 2008-16, has already missed 12 games since the beginning of the 2017.
A mother has given birth to a healthy baby girl after surgeons implanted a womb in her body taken from a dead person. Fifteen were fertilised, with 8 resulting in embryos that were subsequently preserved for later implantation.
However, CEU will keep its Budapest campus and those students who have enrolled there will be able to complete their studies. Mr Ignatieff said while CEU had "a pretty good (legal) case" at those courts, he would not speculate about their outcomes.
Kylian Mbappe has revealed that he was close to joining Premier League side Arsenal before he joined Paris Saint-Germain. Emery was sacked by PSG in the summer but Mbappe's move was made permanent for around £166m.
Seattle among 8 cities awarded XFL team
Murphy confirmed that a third football team will be utilizing the stadium when the XFL returns in 2020. The host cities were actually leaked by the XFL last week prior to the official announcement today.
Bobby Wagner's top plays from epic game vs. 49ers
The Seattle Seahawks defense didn't allow a touchdown until the third quarter and the offense was on fire the entire game. Sherman saw plenty of that from opposting QBs when he played in Seattle for seven seasons.
Microsoft pokes fun at iPads in Surface Go holiday ad
And now she wants a "real computer" (oh snap) to help fulfill her "big dreams", including doing "some coding". This is advertising, after all, and the overarching message is clearly more important than specific details.
French govt to look at taxes on high-earners: spokesman
The protests and u-turn of the tax have shown Mr Macron has struggled to achieve most of what he promised, according to Politico. Last weekend, more than 130 people were injured and 412 arrested in rioting in the French capital .
Astronauts blast off for first time since aborted mission
This is the first spaceflight for both McClain and Saint-Jacques and the fourth trip to the space station for Kononenko. This is the first launch of a manned spacecraft after the abortive blastoff of the Soyuz carrier rocket on October 11.
George HW Bush's service dog Sully pays touching last tribute
In Texas, students, staff and visitors have been flocking to Bush's presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University. One of Bush's former senior aides, Ron Kaufman, says Bush's death marks "the end of a culture - a culture of civility".
‘America’s Next Top Model’ contestant Jael Strauss dead at 34
Jael passed away on Tuesday at 11 am from the incurable cancer after she was unconscious for a few days, the outlet reported. Her family stopped allowing visitors after she lost consciousness; TMZ said she took a turn for the worst on Monday night.
Australian media trolled for taking a dig at Team India
But from 20 to 60 overs that is when India have to make inroads and pick up wickets or at least control the game. Travis Head is predicting fierce net sessions will decide Australia's line-up for the first Test against India.
Jon Rahm wins in Bahamas, ends year with 3 titles
So I guess I should be a little bit fresher than some of my colleagues who call me from Hong Kong or somewhere else at this point. Patrick Reed went from equal first to almost last with a 77 that left him eight shots back at Albany in the Bahamas.