2 Dec 2019

COP 25: UN Climate Change conference set to begin

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 2 December 2019

The Secretary General of the United Nations has called for greater political will to tackle climate change.

António Guterres was speaking ahead of the UN Climate Change conference known as COP 25 which begins in Madrid on Tuesday.

Mr Guterres praised young people for their efforts to improve the environment and said subsidies for fossil fuels should be scrapped.

RNZ Pacific's Jamie Tahana is in Madrid for the conference and speaks to Kim Hill.