yet since paris, it has rained for the first time on greenland summit. the amount of c02 in the atmosphere has reached record levels. heat waves have scorched countries around the world. droughts, storms, forest fires and floods have all become more intense, more recurrent and more intense, more recurrent and more commonplace. and sea levels are rising threatening small island states and bigger countries alike. we have the science and resources and the urgency, what then is holding us back? my dearfriends, only one variable remains and it is us. we have to make the choice to address this. we have to choose but necessary actions. we have to listen to the science and increasingly the global population who are demanding action. my dear, dearfriends, we have run out of excuses. it is time to do the right thing. in the words of frankie the dinosaur who addressed the general assembly, let us not choose extinction let's work together as one global family and use the capacities... you together as one global family and use the capacities. . ._ use the capacities.
in greenland, scientists blasted open a mountain filled with what they call climate-saving rocks. >> the chemistry here is unique. it's in the formation of our world. >> reporter: it's called a northosite. it contains only three minerals. calcium, silica and aluminum. they are crushing it for other items. experts say it produces less waste and greenhouse gas emissions. it is found all around the island's rugged terrain in turquoise fjords. but that's not the only place. >> you find it in canada, scandinavia, russia, south africa, lots of places. >> reporter: so far, miners have collected more than 300 tons. even nasa is looking to see if what they learn down here could help them someday mine similar rocks on the moon. ian lee, cbs news. >>> and that's the overnight news for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back for cbs mornings. and follow us online any time at cbsnews.com. reporting from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm nikki battiste. >>> this is cbs news flash. i'm elise preston in new york. jury selection in the shooting death of ahmaud
. >> in greenland scientists blasted open a mountain filledded with what they call climate-saving rocks. >> the chemistry is unique t is created in the early days of the formation of the world. >> it's called an an orth site, three minimalsk calcium, sillica and alumina. >> minors are krushing it to create a more sustainable aluminum as well as other every day items. >> very good quality for fiberglass. >> experts say and it produces less waste and greenhouse gas emission, found all along the island rugged terrain, but that is not the only place. >> you find it in canada, you find it in scandinavia, russia, south africa, lots of places so far mine errs have cletted more than 300 tons, even nasa is looking to see if what they learn down there could help them some day mine similar rocks on the moon, ian lee, cbs news. >> fascinating, that is the cbs weekend news for this sunday. coming up tonight, 60 min, i'm nicki battiste in new york, have a great nig ht >>> live from the cbsn bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news . >>> we are tracking scattered showers across the bay area this sunday e
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