30 Jun '11, 2am

News [Channel News Asia]: Much more needs to be done for climate change says UN Sec-Gen.

News [Channel News Asia]: Much more needs to be done for climate change says UN Sec-Gen.

Climate change and nuclear disarmament will be high on the agenda for United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon as he enters his second term of office. In an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia in New York, Mr Ban said more needs to be done in the area of climate change, even as the issue finds its place at the top of the global agenda. "But as far as level of achievement, substantial progress is concerned, I am afraid that we will have to do much much more" he told Channel NewsAsia's Suzanne Jung. He described the efforts from the climate change meetings in Bali, Copenhagen and Cancun as foundations that need to be built upon, adding that world leaders need to step up. "I am going to press them to be flexible and to play a role as global leaders,transcending national boundaries. There is no country in the world without any domestic problems but this is a global ...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/americas/view/1138...

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