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and mirrors the shocking truth about how the climate debate has consist. buttocks, affirmative loyal industry was a made bank roller for opposition to campaign against the climate. do you think that's a bad thing? more shooting with absolutely on all, jesse ah, top us oil executives testified before a congressional committee. they're accused of contributing to climate change and covering it up. ah, hello there, i'm nestle's usa. this is al 0 live from dar ha. also coming up. joe biden struggled to unite democrats behind his spending plan division's cause and other
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delay as he heads for the g. 20 summit. argentina's, former president, is facing espionage charges. married to a mockery is suspected of spying on the relatives of crew members of a sunken submarine. under wanda's forces helped to push back an armed group in northern mozambique, but questions being asked about who's funding the military operation? ah, how top oil and gas executives have denied misleading the public about climate change? the ceo's of exxon mobil, chevron b. p. america and the president of shall all appeared before the u. s. congress. and they were asked about their roles and down playing the threat of global warming . this is the 1st time that they have testified under earth on the subject. how do you show castro reports? it's been a year of historic wildfires in the american west. deadly freezes in the south
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and record breaking flooding in the east. the fury of these weather disasters likely amplified by climate change nearly matched by the anger of democrats on the house oversight committee, who grilled oil and gas ceos on thursday. there are more of us than there are of you. you can poison the planet to make money, but we're going to defend the planets so we can live and we will win. find it in yourself today to tell the truth. it will be better for your company's futures and will be better for humanity's future. the purpose of the hearing, according to the democrats, who called it, was to force the oil and gas industry to admit that it knew of the harm of burning fossil fuels for decades, but chose not to tell the public. as evidence, internal memos from exxon mobil drafted nearly 40 years ago, warning management that climate change could produce catastrophic effects for much
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of the world. mr. woods given these grave warnings from exxon's own scientists over and over and over again. do you believe that it was ethical for exxon to run a new york times advertisement that down played, downplayed the risk, and instead highlighted the potential positive impact of climate change from the oil ceo's denied deliberately misleading the public and pointed to recent efforts to move toward clean energy b p says it's striving for net 0 emissions by 2050. i recognize that some made out how serious we are about are in it 0 ambition. i get it or progress hasn't always been a straight line. but we've learned a great deal and we view the path we're on as a business imperative. then we an eggs on mobile lobbyist was secretly caught
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saying this in june. did we aggressively fight against some of the science? yes, we're exxon mobil fired the lobbyist saying he did not represent the company's viewpoint . me, well, republicans have come to the industry's defense. one. we are nauseated by the continuous attacks on war. can americans and american industry while you're getting beat down to day? there are people here the believe in what you're doing, and we thank you. this is the beginning of a year long investigation that democrats hope will hold big oil accountable. in the same way. big tobacco hearings in the ninety's eventually led to massive settlements paid out by the industry. although critics say it'll take more than accountability to stop the earth from warming. heidi jo, castro al jazeera washington. while you as president joe biden is struggling to
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finalize a pair spending bells, he doesn't yet appear to have the full support of his democratic party for his $1.00 trillion dollars spending program, a group for leticia as at one voters on the infrastructure bill without voting on a separate $1.00 trillion dollar bel biden himself made a ran trip to the capital to urge congress to back his spending package. these are not about love versus roy, or moderate versus progressive, or anything else that pitts america's against one. this is about competitiveness versus complacency, competitiveness versus complacency about expanding opportunity not opportunity didn't and i spoke leading the world or letting the world pass is bar despite still dealing with his domestic agenda, joe biden has now arrived in rome to meet wild leaders at the g 20 summit. he's also due to hold talks with pipe francis, very shortly after the today gathering the u. s. president will then head to
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glasgow for a un climate summit. well, that's not bring in our white house correspondent, kimberly how could she's in vatican city today for us? and kimberly, as we know pipe francis has already been making these statements about climate change a ahead of the cop summit. presumably that's going to be discussed as well with president biden there's no question the issue of climate change and how to combat it is important to not just po francis but also to us president joe biden. and that is one of the things they will be talking about, and we expect that the u. s. president should arrive in about an hour's time, roughly his motorcade will be traveling right behind me here. and we expect that this is a meeting that will very much focus on what the u. s. president sees as an existential threat, but also he believes that this a combat climate change is linked to global economic recovery. so this is really going to be a theme that the u. s. president is not only going to discuss with pope francis, but also we expect with the italian president the italian prime minister later on.
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and then of course also with emmanuel macro, the french president a where he will also be repairing a bit of a rift that has occurred between the 2 leaders over a security deal that frances felt really left france out. stop them a slap in the face. so there's going to be a little bit of damage control that the u. s. president will be doing following his meeting with pope francis. well, kimberly, president biden is also a devout catholic, right. so this is also a personal visit for the president very much so well, it will be a formal visit between 2 heads of state. there's no question that there is a personal relationship and this will be deeply personal for us. president biden is only the 2nd president too, is catholic. the 1st was john f. kennedy was very private about his faith. in contrast to joe biden, has been very public. he quote scripture and some of his speeches. and we know that
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he even keeps a photo of poke francis in the oval office if this is a relationship that has been established for many years. we do know that when the son of joe biden bow biden died of cancer a few years ago, that it was pope frances that comforted the biden's in their time of grieving. so as much as this will be a formal meeting with an exchange of gifts and the pleasantries that you'd expect between 2 heads of state. this will also be a meeting of ongoing friendship where they will normally discuss the issues that they need to discuss in terms of share challenges, but also in keeping up with one another. so again, this will be a formal meeting, but it will have very much a personal tone to it as well. our white house correspondent, kimberly how could they following that visit for us in basking city. thank you. kimberly, on how the president of the european commission has told al jazeera, the e. u, is working hard to prioritize ways of easing covered 19 vaccine and accuracy. as
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lavonne de lyons spoke to us ahead of that g 20 summit in italy and that un climate conference in pasco cop 26 will be a moment of truth because we all know that we are not on track yet to fight climate change. we are running against the time against the clock, so we need action now in this ticket. the 2nd topic is the question of fairness of the so called climate finance. the developed countries have promised to support with $1100000000000.00 per year. the most vulnerable and least developed countries, and we have to make good on this promise. let's focus on the fairness one because that is key and actually the g. 20 countries are responsible for 80 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions. and yet questions will also be asked and sacrifices will be asked of middle and low income countries. you mentioned the finance, which is obviously important, but shouldn't go wider than that. shouldn't it? for example, be at the heart of the foreign policy of the you to try to alleviate the stresses
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that many of these countries are feeling. the goal must be on one hand climate adaptation to support developing countries. and that this is very important. and on the other hand, to support that, the developing countries do immediately leap frog into clean, sustainable at best circular economies. and this is the big goal. and for that we need to not only finances, but we also need innovation. and this innovation also has to go to the developing countries. the cop conference, obviously under the shadow of the pandemic, which is still raging numbers of contained in parts of europe around the world. they are not a lot of actions are being pledged. i know that you will be announcing a huge pledge, but you do not been delivered or certainly not delivered fast enough. now there's another proposal that says that actually what we should do is waive the peyton 2 of these factions, giving poor nations the ability to produce their own vaccines. the e. u does not support that proposal, but isn't that the answer to give poor nations the ability to help themselves?
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i'm full of subscribe the goal to give them developing countries, the ability to help themself with lexia. therefore, we propose compulsory licensing because waving the patent doesn't bring you any manufacturing capacities. but compulsory licensing does that. and we have a 2nd initiative. we invest $1000000000.00 together with our african friends to bring m r and the technologies the faces for the covered vaccine to africa, and to build up their manufacturing capacities. let search shift the focus to afghanistan. now now the use planning to reopen its diplomatic mission and f canister, which obviously closed when the taliban took over back in august that also announced, or i believe you will announce the support package of just over one $1000000000.00 to help the african people you've specifically said the african people should not pay for the actions of the taliban. but of course, overall you development aid is still frozen because of the actions all of the taliban. what do you see the role of the you being enough?
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garrison right now is the winter's coming. and therefore the european union is leading the initiative to provide humanitarian aid. plus, we call it also, for example, to support teachers or health care workers that they can do their job. because the banking system is basically broken down. so the salaries are not being paid. but i suppose it's the balance of this really helping the african people. but having to deal with the taliban, it's just quite a difficult balance to strike. and i wonder how long it sustainable for they should not be forever. this is for clear. this is for the crisis moment at the right now and we are working on that's very important with neighboring countries, creating a platform because they are effective also to. but the most important right now is that the taliban government has to show that they come up with their deeds following their words. so far we haven't seen that hostile ahead here on al jazeera
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can. nothing's on the rise and hazy we hear from a teenage girl who snatched off the street as she walked home from school. lost the long journey high and often nearly a 125 years. a bronze statue stolen from nigeria as ancient, benign kingdom is being returned. ah hello, good to be with you. we've had some rock in storms pivot from south australia right in to victoria. look at this top. wind gusts tear and melbourne 135 kilometers per hour. so i'll take it ground level and that was enough to cause this wide spread destruction those wind so fiercely, just peeled roofs off of homes here. and we did have this debris, precariously hanging off power lines here on saturday. it's much more quiet pitcher
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church temperatures at fallen, largely right across the country and a few spits of rain through the northern section. on saturday zealand, we've got rain moving in to the west for both islands, but temperature still quite high here. well above average, kids been getting up to a high of 23 degrees. had a lot of what weather for western borneo for the past 24 hours scooping up a 100 millimeters of rain. but it has been relentless here as we do see these scenes of flooding. and there is still more driving rain in the forecast for that western size of borneo on saturday. and other places we've seen a lot of rain is northern central areas of vietnam. more than a heater of rain in the month is still going. that's wall above average. and on saturday, more so for northern and southern sections of vietnam is where we will see those bursa brain annoy a high of 21. that's it. that's all ah,
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in the country with an abundance of resource trade, foreign walk indonesia whose firms forming we moved full to grow and frock. we balance for green economy, blue economy, and the digital economy with the new job creation law, indonesia is progressively ensuring the policy reform to create quality jobs. invest, let be part when denise is growth and progress, invest even easier now. ah, the holiday watching out there. let's remind you about top stories here. the south top oil and gas executives have denied misleading the public about climate change. the
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c years of major oil companies appeared before the u. s. congress. this is the 1st time they've testified under earth on the subject. us president joe biden doesn't have the full support of his party for his $1.00 trillion dollar spending bill, a democratic group. and congress says one 1st on that package without a separate $1.00 trillion dollar bill. meanwhile the president, 5 is now in room meeting while leaders ahead of the g 20 summit. he's also due to visit the pipe very shortly after the 2 day gathering. he'll then head to glasgow un climate now rondon troops in northern mozambique have helped the government, their regain territory, taken by an armed group. for your conflict has killed thousands of people. hundreds of thousands will have been displaced. are one that says it's funding the military operation by itself, but rights groups have questioned this out. there is malcolm web is on the ground for us in pembroke. more than 700000 people have fled their homes in northern
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mozambique in the last 4 years. an armed group called out of bob, has attacked towns and villages. he says it wants to bring his lemon law to the province. is fighters of beheaded people and abducted others. the people who fled to this town told us they don't understand why what you want to do, and you will wonder what you do running to the forest to check my children. so i don't know what happened to them, why they decided to take my kids. i don't know, it was here at the marilla hotel in the town of palmer city and grew through more international attention than ever before. it attacked the town in march. the hotel was popular with contr actors servicing a nearby natural gas project. it was besieged for days. thousands died trying to escape week later, french oil giant tow towel suspended his operations in the area and pulled out its
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workers. had been preparing to extract $20000000000.00 worth of offshore natural gas. then in july, london, troops arrived to help the government forces. over the following months, they fought the armed group out of the towns and villages it controlled. they celebrated their game together at this parade. mozambique armed forces failed to contain the insurgency, the rwandan troops have had much more success. there are questions around who's paying for the operation of their equipment, like the helmets they're wearing, looks new. it's all in agreement between the president of the 2 countries and the terms of that agreement aren't entirely clear. rwanda's president pooka gummy says, wonder is simply helping an ally and funding the operation itself. we need friends to ending with this. one is just making
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its own contribution but made them beacon right groups. wonder if for one that could even afford the cost, which included importing fleets of military vehicles and why it would pay. it is not part of the wouldn't governance of conflict, emotion that it is not clear as to who is paying the bill of the national forces that the 2nd country the fight is. many observers suspect france could be paying because of total fossil fuel interests or the french president emanuel mccomb broke a deal. he met with the president of both mozambique and rwanda. earlier this year, when he, it is under, in may, my con promised 500000000 euros of development aid and spoke of helping regional responses, including in mozambique. but france has neither confirmed nor denied it funding the
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rwandan troops on the ground. there are also questions around whose funding the enemy, our ship, our aging rifles captured from them by the london forces don't suggest they have a lot of money. i feel as claimed responsibility for some of the attacks that local discontent with the government is more apparent than foreign connections. for many, it's not clear who is behind the forces fighting and the conflict. what is clear is that both local grievances and $20000000000.00 worth of natural gas lie in the middle of it. malcolm web al jazeera, amber mozambique. well, the historic bronze statue lucid from nigeria more than a century ago is now on its way home from the u. k. university of d, and had held the bronze head of the named king for more than 40 years. now it's become the european institution to return an artifact just in the past 2 days. i'm address reports now from the future. after nearly 125 years in foreign lands,
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this stolen bronze statue depicted the head of the king of nigeria as engine been in the kingdom, is finally on its way home. for more than a century, its beauty and craft has looked at and appreciated by a privileged view. it has taken companies and communities from why it was looted decades to get back this object of immense, religious and cultural significant. on wednesday, the university of cambridge became the foster institution to return such an addict were all thrilled and seeing this they arrive when the bronze is finally returned home. but were also painfully aware of having deprived it's rightful owners for so long of its presence. and we offer a heartfelt apologies for the historic from also in paris, president man on macro led a ceremony to return a set of 26 pieces of art of votes stolen from france's former colony. been in,
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in $1892.00 la fontenot with icbc, vin france had to act given the fact that 95 percent of the african material heritage is said to be outside of africa. all young people need to take possession of their history to better build their future. there was no reason to condemn the african youth to be denied access to its own history. extra save events of the past few days are significant. there is some so the potential now through these actions for some truth telling it for very even some reconciliation and the returns. so the significance either of these items really relates to their buy in conic states us that underlying the significance of african arts. but campaign is an activist, also aware that getting all of the stolen artifacts back could take a long time. there's also a chance they may never succeed. the k brumley museum in paris hold some 70000
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african artifacts. one london, british museum has tens of thousands bowl while companions, a happy with the progress in negotiations with countries like belgium. they're less hopeful with others. in particular, they're worried about the fate of looted items in the hands of private collectors. we want to a level nigeria is one particularly did or people to see what belongs to them. in objects of far history and cultural importers, the company to return the bin, bronzes and thousands of other artifacts looted during the sensuous long colonization of africa. i stick in a long time. campaigners hope the events of the united kingdom of france this week will begin a process that could see the return of most of africa stolen, historic and cultural artifact. ahmed edris al jazeera of boucher, our keepers national assembly has approved a raft of laws,
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broadening citizens legal rights there. the country has been coming under fire both at home and abroad for a crackdown on protests earlier. this in the new law stem from the 2019 constitution, which requires reforms to modernize cube is judicial and penal codes, legislator, se they'll increase protection for those accused of a crime and also improved transparency. that will take effect next year. when the kidnapping of american and canadian missionaries and hazy, has captured the world's attention, and there's still no word on their fate. nearly 2 weeks later, now, the wave of abductions and recent months has left people traumatized across the country. rob reynolds spoke to one victim under warning, some view as may find his report disturbing. she is a 15 year old girl. the only child of a family that is far from wealthy, but that didn't stop kidnappers from grabbing her off the street last month. on her way home from school. she asked us not to show her face or use her real name. we
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had temper, they took me and blindfolded me and put me in a car. i don't know where they took me. then they raped me. i was crying and calling out for my mom, and i could hear other children crying to her mother who also asked us to conceal her identity, sold all her possessions, and scraped together the equivalent of 2000 us dollars to pay her daughters ransom . went this and seeing artesia, i feel good because they didn't get ha, i was glad i could see her and get her back at them with dell. pony mother and daughter are now destitute. living in a safe house run by a private organization that helps battered and abused women and girls. a near total breakdown of law and order has left many haitians at the mercy of criminal groups who use kidnapping to make easy money. women and girls are particularly vulnerable
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. honestly, there's no place that i can quite like. stick your place in haiti right now. everywhere is unsecure. thought ingles, a woman, aid workers say some victims die in captivity and there remains are never found. others are too deeply traumatized to go on. i heard some case that human all girls that had it has been kicked, not that they killed themself. few, if any of these crimes are ever solved according to a haitian human rights research organization, nearly 800 people had been kidnapped since the beginning of this year. mary is now receiving medical and psychological treatment. oh yes. we need security in the country. a lot of young women and men are being kidnapping. she is one of many victims in a country living in fear. rob reynolds, al jazeera,
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puerto prince. argentine as former president merits, you're lucky. it has appear, in course, on spine charges. he's accused of ordering intelligence agencies to monitor the families of crew members of a submarine and sank 4 years ago. a case has been suspended though on a legal technicality. daniel schriner reports, ah, it was more like a political rally than a court case with several 100 supporters of the former president mary's geometry gathered in the small town of the lord is they believe he's innocent, that the charges against him a politically motivated hello, who jalap he could never have spied on any one. what's the point of listening to the families? they should be looking for those responsible for the submarine tragedy. i had a mother, i'm disgusted. they even started this case. it's unbelievable. they would spy on people who had suffered such a terrible loss. many of his supporters eroding him to stand again for the
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presidency in 2 years time. if he does this case hanging over him won't help. it was adjourned. the legal technicality. the prosecuting judge hadn't sought the permission necessary to try a case involving the state intelligence agency. if i get a market the market mirror, we want a cleaner life with more transparency, more honesty, that's more constructive and includes an independent and impartial judiciary. ah, macros support is a jubilant about the delay. it's not know when or even if he'll be required to return. at the heart of all this, the legal wranglings and the political maneuverings lies the still unanswered question of what happened to that submarine? the i or a san juan, and it's 44 crew members. that's the question. their families are still asking. the submarine disappeared in the south atlantic ocean in november, 2017. with 44 crew on board. it was sailing from the southern tip of argentina to
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the naval base mother plata. when contact was last, despite an extensive weeks long serge, nothing was found anxious, families were told nothing. as their anguish turned to anger their campaign, frances became a political football for this shows a lack of respect these football chance show like of respect to us and our children, to the justice system. it's an unnecessary political circus. the wreck of the submarine was discovered a year after it disappeared at a depth of 900 meters, 460 kilometers of the argentine coast a technical for to cause an implosion. there were no survivors. the wreck will not be re floated, but the relative say they want to know more. oh, but i get all this so that one has been suffering since this began comes to one end of their spying illegal, spying on my mom and dad on me. it's not just we want justice that they tell the
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truth. yeah. good. that while the so one remains at the bottom of the ocean, while the falls on the case remain locked in military archives. and while those in office, at the time of the tragedy seek reelection, the families fight to discover what really happened to the 44 crew on board the submarine san juan, is like you to continue for some time than you showing their al jazeera dolores. when osiris province, ah, hello there, this is al jazeera and these are the headlines. top oil and gas executives have denied misleading the public about climate change. the ceo's of major oil companies appeared before the u. s. congress. and the 1st time they've testified under earth on the subject, u. s. presidential biden doesn't, yes, appears to have full support of his party for his 1.752.

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