Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED
Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED

Leave politics and trade concerns out of climate change fight, advocates warn

  • Climate change ‘cannot be a partisan issue’, UN expert and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres says
  • Humanity faces existential danger if politics is allowed to intrude on the climate battle, Countdown initiative’s launch told

Topic |   Climate change
Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED
Former US vice-president Al Gore speaks by video at the launch of Countdown at the TED World Theatre in New York. Photo: TED
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