"Bold initiatives" ahead of UN climate change summit

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A number of, what have been described as, "bold initiatives" have been made ahead of a major summit on climate change taking place at the United Nations next week.

Over one hundred heads of state and government are expected at the Climate Summit in New York, which has been convened by the UN Secretary-General.

The summit is expected to build momentum for a worldwide climate agreement, to be made in Paris, France in 2015.

Selwin Hart is Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team.

Elena Vapnitchnaia asked him what he expected to come out of the summit.

Duration: 4'59"

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