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U.N. Climate Summit Next Week In New York; U.S. Surgeon General To Speak At Event Preview

News outlets report on what to expect at the upcoming United Nations Climate Summit, which will take place in New York City on Sept. 23.

Deutsche Welle: Figueres: “If we want to prevent conflicts, we have to address climate change now”
“U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders from government, business, and civil society to a Climate Summit in New York on 23 September. U.N.’s climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW what she expects…” (Quaile, 9/18).

The Hill: Surgeon general to speak before U.N. climate summit
“Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak will give a speech next week at an event to preview the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. Lushniak will speak about the health problems that climate change causes and the benefits of mitigating it, according to the American College of Sports Medicine, one of the health organizations hosting the event…” (Cama, 9/18).

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