Activists call for UN climate summit postponement

September 09, 2021

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In this Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 file photo, an Extinction Rebellion climate change activist holds a banner backdropped by the Bank of England, at left, and the Royal Exchange, center, in the City of London financial district in London. 

In this Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 file photo, an Extinction Rebellion climate change activist holds a banner backdropped by the Bank of England, at left, and the Royal Exchange, center, in the City of London financial district in London. 

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A network of 1,500 environmental groups are calling on the UK government to delay the UN climate summit scheduled for November in Glasgow, Scotland. They're worried that delegates from vulnerable nations won't be able to attend due to travel restrictions, lack of access to vaccines, and the cost of quarantine hotels. And, soon after 9/11, the US created a centralized terrorist watchlist, a major tool used by many local and federal agencies to identify “known or suspected terrorists.” How has the watchlist  grown since 9/11? Also, Elvis Costello has a new album, but you won't hear his voice on it. His classic release, “This Year's Model,” just got a remix with vocalists from across the Spanish-singing world.

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