U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint

FILE PHOTO: A copy of an open letter sent to the U.N. Secretary general on climate action is pictured at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

GENEVA (Reuters) – Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed. The United Nations calls climate change the “defining issue of our time” and is hosting […]

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