Monday 23 September 2019

Kenny to address UN climate summit

Enda Kenny
Enda Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will join global leaders including US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the UN climate summit in Paris next week.

Mr Kenny is among 129 leaders confirmed to address the opening session of COP 21 (Conference of the Parties) on Monday, where it is hoped a global deal can be struck to reduce emissions and prevent dangerous climate change.

Other speakers include Jacob Zuma (South Africa), Shinzo Abe (Japan), Narendra Modi (India), David Cameron (UK), Xi Jinping (China) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Irish Independent

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