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counting, the climate change is reshaping this a health food insecurity. cruise of the pandemic leading to a rise in violence and terror of the drought. ravage central valley and california that provides vast amounts of food for the us. but for how much longer? counting the cost or alger 0. lou no agreement yet. deliberations continue at the cop 26 summit with countries attempting to reach a deal on climate change. ah, watching al jazeera light from a headquarters in delphi, i'm debbie. navigate also ahead. assyrian man dies as thousands of asylum seekers remains stranded along the belarus,
poland border and freezing cold conditions covered 19th and regional tensions take center stage of the asia pacific leader summit. but i think rent presidential candidate yet, but he's a worthy could be seen a supportive for him and opinion po, hello. the un climate summit in glasgow has gone into overtime with delegates trying to reach an agreement on a draft plan to protect the planet from catastrophic global warming. representatives from nearly 200 countries are continuing negotiations. the core a mr. cap global warming at 1.5 degrees celsius. for this to happen, the world needs to cut emissions by 45 percent by the year 2030, and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. this is our
collective moment in history. this is our chance to forge a cleaner, healthier, more prosperous will. and this is our time to deliver on the high ambition set by our leaders. at the start of the summit, we must rise to the occasion. so to tell us what to expect in the coming hours is andrew simmons. he's joining us from cop 26 in glasgow. andrew yes, tension is definitely rising. alex sharma, you her there. exploding up the level of pressure on every one here. he has really spelt out a plan which goes like this, that overnight, new documents are being presented. the revised texts for of these draft agreements will be issued any moment really. it could be within the next hour
. it's certainly around about now. we're expecting for some developments to happen . but sir, there are so many aspects to these negotiations that have to be considered as they twist and turn. now, after the draft documents have been issued, there will be an assembly of delegates that will be effectively a stop taking exercise, where they'll, they'll go through and informally, how people stand on it. and then there will be further negotiating sessions. and there is expected to be some pushback on key issues. and there will be a plenary later on saturday and sharma is hoping that sir, that formal procedure, then we'll see the end of this summit with a conclusive agreement or in store right then. so what are the biggest sticking points when it comes to this draft agreement?
there's quite a few, but the main ones relate to fossil fuels or fossil fuels subsidies, an acceleration of fossil fuel subsidies, which was in the text. and then furthermore, a phasing out gradually phasing out unabated, phasing out of the way it's described of coal power that have been changes on both of those are watering down if you will, one insertion of the word inefficient subsidies for fossil fuels. while most experts would say any, and any subsidies or fossil fuels are inefficient when it comes to climate change. furthermore, on coal power, a reference to new coal plants are being built, providing they have equipment that will absorb emissions at so there's that and then there's also the promise to come back to negotiations within a year to raise dramatically raise in some cases are the targets for carbon or
carbon emission reductions. now that the, that is really seen as a very important part of that of, of actually staying on course to try to go towards this 1.5 degrees centigrade and not go too far beyond that cap. because right now things would be, as many people have said here, catastrophic unless they're reduced a before 2030. now furthermore, finance is a major issue and there's a lot of debate from small countries under developed countries are fighting against climate change having experienced so many of them. extreme events, forest fires, droughts, floods are very much a feature of this, this summit, unlike others, is the number of people who witnessed climate change, who, who feel strongly that more money should go to poor countries to actually take it on. furthermore, compensation for the losses due to climate change, a very vexed subject. yes. the situation here is particularly how should i put it
tense? i would say ok and are thank you so much for the time being entered simmons reporting from cop 26 in glasgow. one of the countries refusing to commit to stronger short term targets as australia, the federal government there doesn't support the phasing out of coal. and critics of cold australia, a climate pariah neglecting is pacific island neighbors like the now to have a lot to lose. the archipelago is one of the most at risk countries in the world with raising sea levels already encroaching on its land mass. it's reparative representatives are calling for more investment from wealthier nation to protect the vulnerable islands. sarah clark has more on this from brisbane. australian is very slow to commit to the 1st round of targets where they talk about the 0 net emissions by 2050 a little on the short term targets by 2030. so by the end of the decade, tries been pushing back on that. and the suggestion was that the study has been leading the charge this week in glasgow to try and walk down that agreement,
which looks at the shorter, tougher targets in the short term, as well as the phasing out on the dependence on coal astrology, of course is the 2nd largest exporter of coal worlds, so one of the highest amid his in the prime minister has said scott morrison has it . even before he went to glasgow, that destroyed no stallion policy to commit to mandates like this. now a struggle has pledged $500000000.00 in new climate funds for its asian pacific neighbors. and that certainly be welcomed by some of those countries including fiji . the fiji and prime minister met with scott morrison in glasgow. and he said this is certainly a start. now, unfortunately, due to covert only for the pacific nations were able to be represented by the leaders in glasgow, but they have so much to lose. so it was a small group, but a large voice that scientists have said that the sea level rise in the pacific islands could be $2.00 to $3.00 times the global average. and some of those low lying coral at holes simply won't survive and some of the islands will be
uninhabitable by 2030. now we spoke to some villages in the invented watson, and they discussed about what life is like, living with the extreme, whether they're experiencing on a daily basis. we just build and then it is destroyed and we build again. if the whole world could see what we are going through and find a solution to help us overcome these natural disasters. whenever a natural disaster comes, instead of us just rebuilding and rebuilding, we need solutions to be found for us at a community over a level or each year burundi loses up to $38000.00 tons of soil because of land degradation on deforestation. the united nation says a growing population is driving the loss of forest. it's accelerated climate change . linked disaster is like torrential rains, floods, landslides and pro long dry seasons. catherine sawyer reports. broom these landscape is majestic with nearly $3000.00 hills home to communities
organized around each hill. but these beautiful terrain is threatened by years of over you soil erosion. deforestation, as well as the effects of climate change. torrential rains floods, landslides and droughts have become frequent. i want to call you from gordon thomas near bender tells us how he's village was washed away by a landslide. last year. we're not were you or his wife and 5 children while among the 28 people who were killed. awkward motor fardy, they would have hound us in the house and it was only do full up to the bed level. that's when i told my family we flee to us for police. some of those who died in that landslide, including thomas near bend his wife and children, are buried. he or others are still missing by despite the obvious threats posed by the degradation of land. many of those who talk to he has say they cannot stop cutting down of trees for charcoal because their livelihood depends on it. but they
then alternative many kilometers from the village. a local organization is making briquettes from coffee and rice asks and other domestic waste to be used in place of filed and chuckle. those who run this project say they want to go national, to prevent an environmental crisis in a country that is losing thousands of actors of forest cover every year. we don't only sin, we also tell them why they need to use our products to reduce deforestation and all that comes with it. so they receive it positively when they are today. well, 1st sensitized when they know why they use these, so they know they are contributing to the development of the country. the united nations says land in nothin boon is severely degraded. deforestation in the south, alarming the west along the forest at region that can hardly sustain a good cultural production. the central part of the country is seeing the disappearance of its wetlands. environmentalists are worried cities security ted
him up if we are seeing food insecurity caused by destruction of farms, acidity to excited ocean. all these causing loss of agriculture production, especially in the radius back of the factory. they say they're playing their part in keeping the environment safe and it, they can see even a few 1000 trees from being cut down every year. that's a good spot. cathy sawyer ology 0 bruni opposition groups in sudan have called for nationwide protests on saturday against the military take over their opposed to the creation of a new military run rolling council. it's being led by general that had thought about han and the commander of the powerful, rapid support forces. it excludes any representatives from the civilian forces of freedom and change coalition, which had been sharing power with the military since 2019. it's yokels, government has outlined it's conditions for possible talks with rebels from the northern t ry region. the armed wearing of the t gray people's liberation,
france or to p l. f. as pushing towards addis ababa prime minister abbey a mad says the rebel groove must withdraw from the m horror and afar regions bordering te gray before talks can begin. thousands have been killed and more than 2000000 more had been displaced since the conflict started last november. a young syrian man's body has been found in poland near belarus, his border. holy sh police have not been able to determine the cause of death. thousands of refugees and migrants are stuck on that border. they are caught in the middle of a political stand off, which shows no signs of ending as a beg reports in belarus, poland border. the scenes were filmed by russia's sputnik agency, apparently showing belushi in forces, handing out food. it's not clear how many of the thousands of people camped out would have got anything. here as a woman lies ill on the ground, people show a bellowed lucien. god. what asked man hale is she needs,
some families have been given the basics, diapers, medicine and drinking water. but as the main response on either side continues to be a military one, these people are stuck in a political game. they can't control. we're, we're one of poland, most famous actresses, has joined activists to call on the government to allow people to help me ago she came across 3 people that had made it through the boarding to poland, but they'd been targeting for women, her husband and her dear friend were bitten, really frightened, they were scary. they asked about her on the road. some people i talked to them, stolen them money, or more buyers everything. a he was bitten by. i some natal thing on the move his head. so he was taken to the hospital, an exclusion zone means that there's no way of knowing what exactly polish forces are doing to keep people out of the country. on the country roads near the border,
soldiers, guns in hand, have set up checkpoints. vehicles are being stopped searched and some people's documents are being checked. but even with this massive presence along the border, poland knows that some people will manage to get through. soldiers here have told us that if we've the media were able to see what they're doing, then they wouldn't be able to do their jobs. but desperate people still remain stuck in the forest between 2 groups of soldiers as had beg, i'll de 0, poland. still a hands on al jazeera, find out why the u. s. congress is charge one of donald trump's former tongue age. and you ends envoy on extreme poverty isn't lebanon, will tell you his assessment of what people there are facing every day. ah, ah,
look forward to brighter sky's the weather. sponsored my cattle airways hollow, we've got more heavy rain, more showers across western parts of the mediterranean. here is what remains of storm blast still swirling away. i'm hopeful. over the next couple of days it will gradually ease and the wide spread showers won't be quite as extensive. we have got a rather more wet weather just making its way down at the central parts of europe over the next day or so. larry of bir range is pushing down across the yellow countries through saturday showers. they're coming into central and southern parts of jeremy, noticed some snow coming in over the arb says that where to weather making its way into central parts of the mediterranean. around the age attic, nudging up towards the balkans, still a little legacy of shout. they're just around the valley, eric's notice they're not quite as wise, but as you go on through sunday, so things slowly starting to improve. they are still there. having said that, nevertheless, where to where the wall move across. so sardinia, corsica, pushing back into that western side of italy, wanted to shout possible to into greece,
showers lapping on to the shores of northern algeria. plenty of showers just around southern areas of nigeria, pushing across i re coast easing over towards liberia, we will see some wet weather, grassy, making its way over towards sierra leone over the next couple of days. and they shall, right across the gulf of guinea set to continue this weekend. oh, the weather is sponsored by casara always in the country with an abundance of results with great power and want indonesia whose this concerns for me we moved full to grow and frank, 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 linda. this is growth and progress in indonesia now. ah
ah, hello again. the top stories on out as you are this hour, the when climate summit and glasgow has gone into over time, delegates are attempting to reach an agreement on a draft plan to protect the planet the core a mr. camp global warming at 1.5 degrees celsius. opposition groups and sudan have culture nationwide protests on saturday against the military take over their opposed to the creation of a new military run ruling council. a young syrian man's body has been found in poland near belarus. his border polish police have not been able to determine the cause of death. thousands of refugees on migrants are stuck on the border. leaders
of the asia pacific region have pledged increased cooperation to help the recovery from the coven 19 pandemic. so the apec summit was hosted virtually by new zealand and came at a time of increasing regional tension, particularly between the us and china. when hey, reports, ah, they were the traditional welcomes and ceremonies as new zealand hosted this he is asia pacific economic cooperation meetings. but for the 2nd consecutive year, the coven, 19 pandemic ment, those meetings were held virtually. the culmination was the leaders summit, which resulted in a joint declaration full of positivity around co operation on the environment economy and the pandemic. so where they may have been potentially in the past, an opportunity or, or, or an area where you may have same forms of protectionism or nationalism. and the response you saw the opposite. a real commitment from a peak economies to overcome those issues. in normal times,
it's this sideline meetings away from the spotlight with a big decisions and deals are made in the virtual world. it's difficult to get a sense of any tension, but it was brought to the surface during a speech by chance as president. she jin ping to a ceos summit the day before the lead is met or shall be thought, knocking towards him. move ahead. i'm very jack. practices are of discrimination and exclusion of others. yes, you attempt to draw do article lines or forms more circles on geopolitical ground. are bound to fail the issue, pacific region being cannot and should not rely please enter the confrontation and division of the cold war era. his comments appeared to be in response to the united states, increasing military cooperation with regional allies, including india, japan and australia, and came after years of trade. tensions between the 2 countries. on monday, president, she will meet virtually with his u. s counterpart, joe biden. there are also issues around the trade pact known as the comprehensive
and progressive agreement for trends. pacific partnership, all 11 members are also apec members. and now china wants to join. but so does taiwan, which bay ging regards as a break away province that it will one day retake? there was, of course, no mention of that at this a pick summit, not publicly anyway, but despite the virtual nature of the meeting, there was still an opportunity for the tradition of the leaders posing in an item of clothing of the host choice wayne hey al jazeera toner, new zealand, so as way and just mentioned that much anticipated virtual summer between the chinese and us presidents will happen early next week. it's the 1st major opportunity to improve relations tension has risen because of taiwan and american support of pro democracy protests in hong kong. alan fisher has more from the white house summit still happen unless there is an outcome agreed in advance, and that's we're expecting to see joe biden would love to meet judging, paying in person,
but that's not happening at the chinese president simply not leaving the country and hasn't done it since march last year, so this will all be done virtually. it will be done here at the white house. on monday they will talk about a number of things that they have in common. first of all, getting on top of the corporate crisis. there's the global supply chain as well. 3 there is also the climate change, and we knew that joe biden was pretty critical of the chinese for not showing up in glasgow essentially seeing that if you want to be a while leader, you have to show up to lead. as there will be other things that they will touch on, including nuclear weapons, they will talk about it, china's military operations in and around taiwan. i remember it's just a week ago that the americans have said that they are obliged. joe biden said that they are obliged to defend taiwan and would do so. and of course, there's been quite a leap forward in chinese military technology with them testing a supersonic aircraft that can go into space or something that might really who is
the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. here in the united states said the change in china's wealth and also it's military operations. is the greatest geopolitical shift in more than 20 years. so yes, they've got a lot to cover while they were able to do it one day, probably not. but if they can show some sort of cooperation on things like exports and visa controls, then they will regard this as a success. and it's really about getting the relationship back on track. because the relationship between the chinese and the united states has been it's still me for a number of months. donald trump's former top aid, steve bannon has been charged with 2 criminal acts for disobeying a congressional order ban and was summoned to appear at a hearing investigating the january 6 riots on capitol hill committee is trying to determine the causes of the attack. the attempt to stop the certification of president biden's election when christian salumi is in new york with more details
where there are 2 contempt of congress charges, one for failing to testify before the house committee and another failing to produce documents requested by the committee. steve van, in the long time adviser to the former president, was subpoenaed and asked to appear by the committee that is investigating the january 6 capital breach. they say that they had reason to believe that he had information regarding the balance that took place that day. they point to statements, he made the day before the january 6 attack on the capital in a podcast in which he said that extreme events were going to happen and quotes all hell is going to break loose on the following day. so the house wanted to hear what steve been and had to say when he didn't show up. they voted him in contempt of courts that finding was turned over to the courts in the united states,
the u. s. attorney presented it to a so called grand jury, who found that there was reason to move forward with criminal charges against the president's former adviser. and if he's found guilty of these charges, he could face up to a year in prison on each one as well as a significant fine lebanon's government is failing. its people of the verdict of the un envoy on extreme poverty who is visiting the country all the v. a to show tara says lebanon is in danger of becoming a failed state. zanna, who reports from bay routes. the un human rights council sent an envoy to lebanon, to look at how the government here has been addressing one of the world's worst economic crises. olivia, this shall tear spoke to those affected officials as well as the donor community, which he said is running out of patience with the government for failing to reform the system. and it's not was the international community who lost trust in them.
when i told many people about my mission, when i spoke to families who are destitute in bush moods in people lee in bol bake, they often answered macedonia. there is no state that has not confidence in the ability of the state to provide a response. so if you want to avoid explained in detail how, here's of long standing inequalities, the lack of social protection systems and an economic model that benefited the rich contributed to the collapse. for example, the connections between politicians and the private sector reached the highest levels of political power in lebanon. 18 out of 20 banks had major shareholders linked to political elites. lebanon is also one of the most unequal countries in the world where some 10 percent of the population holds nearly 70 percent of the wealth. while 40 percent of public revenue comes from taxes that affect the poor.
the authorities have been blamed for decades of mismanagement and corruption have failed to stop the economic collapse. it took 13 months of political bickering before they agreed on a new cabinets in september. but it hasn't been able to convene in the past month because of the new political crisis. they should tear blame government in action for what he called a manufactured crisis that ruined lives and condemned the majority of the population into poverty. the population is facing unprecedented challenges, impoverishment is widespread. i saw scenes in lebanon that i had not imagined i would ever see in the middle income country. the un envoy then described lebanon as a failed state, at least not yet. he did say it is headed in that direction with a government failing its population. that doesn't believe it will work. and the
public's interest that there are theater, beirut, people in germany are being urged to limit their contact with others and avoid large events. is a 4th wave of co with 1900 infections takes hold. more than 48000 people tested positive for the virus on friday, that just under the record high set on thursday, public health officials, one governments to consider closing venues in the worst effected areas. the outgoing chancellor, anglo merkel plans to discuss the situation with state leaders next week. and a 3 week parcel lockdown has started in the netherlands for these fire water counted into a crowd who are demonstrating against the new rules on friday from saturday bars. restaurants and supermarkets will close, early on sporting events will be held behind closed doors. country has seen a record number of cobra, 1900 infections in recent weeks. france as presidential election is 5 once away, but the race has already seen some unexpected twists writer and talk show pundit
air exert movers expected to announce his candidacy. he's such a run on an anti immigration platform that could eclipse far right. leader marina pen. natasha butler reports from bordeaux. eric seymour says, france is being ruined by immigration, islam, and political correctness. and his message is seducing far right and conservative voters. although he is yet to declare candidacy for the french presidency, the more is already soaring, an opinion polls a political outsider, with a conviction for inciting racial hatred, that some conferences donald trump fare, keep, keep kia, get your business, come, would eat, earthy from he is a guy who does business, that's not me. i write books and articles. so my life is different to his it. but like for us, johnson, he understood i era, and that the main problems that we face in the west of immigration and d industrialization. the more is of al jeron jewish heritage, he had a slot on
a channel called c news that helped fuel his popularity. and he's a regular on tv shows where his opinions often cause controversy may not have printed. okay, our garage roles. the media frenzy around him is partly because he is a public figure who crosses the line as no one else has in france's public sphere since the end of the war. communion that ha, since september the moore has been traveling the country to promote his latest book on a tour that's become a defacto campaign in bordeaux, more than a 1000 people came to see him. for us, the more embodies hope for france, we have seen france deteriorating for a few years, but some more gives us hope for a country love horses. although nicholas france is in rapid decline because of mass immigration, and he's the only person who can stop it as a morrison, how to say he's a man to say cross the tongue and say it could destroy it. near by dozens of
protest is gathered. i think a little bit more for some people, it's catastrophic. france has always been multicultural and i'm proud of it. i grew up here in the front, said zamora paints is not a reality. it is a life filled with hate and the demo has upset some election protection. the final round between fall right, policy leader marine the pen and prisons a my new micro how he would fare if he does run, would depend on food, tooth, clear for now. those is the more ready disrupting the race. natasha butler al jazeera folder. i color down the headlines on al jazeera, the one climate summit and glasgow has gone into overtime. delegates are attempting to reach an agreement and on a draft plan to protect the planet. the corey, mr. cap, global war.