The UN Climate Summit takes place during Climate Week NYC (CWNYC) 2014.
"We have to keep our focus on 2014 as the year when most of the work needs to be done, and when we build people’s confidence that we can move to a low carbon economy," said Christina Figueres, Executive Secretary of the unfccc.
“The outbreak of Ebola was very shocking and overwhelming to our country,” said Jestina Hoff, a counselor with the Liberian Red Cross. “It brought a lot fear.”
The outbreak has also hampered Hoff’s ability to do her job.” As a counselor, I talk to parents who lost a child or to someone who has gotten sick with the virus,” said Hoff. “They are feeling so discouraged, and I have to help them accept the situation and comfort them, but without touching them.”