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anger grow across the globe. >> the monarchy in britain was on the knife edge. >> 2.5 billion people tuned in. >> william's thinking, why are they crying but i can't? >> it's just such a reminder of what has been lost here. >> diana, whose beauty, both internal and external, will never be extinguished from our minds. hello and welcome to our viewers around the world. ahead here on "cnn newsroom," the last-minute change that left many cop26 negotiators disappointed with the group's final agreement. plus, how the belarus and poland border crisis is creating tension in europe. and the topics that might dominate monday's summit between joe biden and xi jinping.
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in glasgow, scotland, marathon sessions went into overtime on saturday. and in tend, nearly 200 goesgoeshlt negotiators at the cop26 conference hammered out a final agreement, after a compromise on coal. many delegates were crushed by the watered-down language. the official apologized. and the agreement fell short but was better than no deal. here he is. >> we did not achieve these goals at this conference. but we have some building blocks for progress. i want to send a message to young people, indigenous communities, all those leading on climate action. i know you are disappointed. but the price of progress is not always a straight line. sometimes there are detours. sometimes there are ditches.
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but i know we can get there. we are in the fight of our lives. and this fight must be won. >> the agreement reaffirms the importance of holding global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius. it requests that countries be more aggressive emission targets to next year's conference in egypt and it aims to phase down the use of coal, rather than phase out. phil black has been covering the conference and has the latest from glasgow. >> adopt the decision entitled glasgow climate pact, it is so decided. >> reporter: they got there. in the end. applause but no real joy. the end result, an intensely negotiated agreement that, at best, achieves incremental progress, and ultimately falls short for everyone. but at a climate conference, that counts as a win.
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the final draft inspired passionate support from some wealthy countries. >> this is good. this is a powerful statement. >> i please implore you, please embrace this text so that we can bring hope the hearts of our children and grandchildren. >> reporter: vulnerable, small island nations were more grudges, but they backed it because it clearly describes the importance of keeping average warming to 1.5 degrees celsius and it recognizes the critical need to cut emissions dramatically this decade. >> i want to remind us all that we have 98 months to halve global emissions. the difference between 1.5 and 2 degrees is a death sentence for us. >> reporter: this cop also made history. for the first time, including text, that called for countries to move on from coal. but there was a dramatic,
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last-moment twist. india and others teamed up to insist on weakening that section by changing one key word, phase out, became -- >> escalating effort to phase down, unlimited coal power. >> it caused deep disappointed. >> this commitment on coal was a bright spot in this package. it was one of the things we were hoping to carry out of here and back home with pride. and it hurts deeply to see that bright spot dim. >> reporter: the conference president couldn't hide his emotions. >> i apologize for the way this process has unfolded and i'm deeply sorry. i also understand the deep disappointment. but i think, as you have noted, it's also vital that we protect this package.
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>> reporter: outside the room, activists and experts predicted real change is coming after glasgow. >> phasing down versus phasing out. what does that mean in practice? >> well, i actually don't think that the change of that word changed the signal, changes that signal. the signal is, that coal is on its way out. >> reporter: the big change was people got the scale of the challenge and the urgency and we finally got a plan that meets it. that was great. but it's now, it's roll up the sleeves time. scientists say the world needs transformational change. this conference just succeeded in keeping the process alive. that's not enough to ensure hope survives, too. phil black, cnn, glasgow. >> climate activists in glasgow were skeptical before the conference began. after saturday's agreement, they
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branded cap26 a mail failure. the activist greta thunberg tweeted this -- the cop26 is over. here's a brief summary, blah, blah, blah. but the real work continues outside these halls. we will never give up. ahead this hour, i speak with a noted climate activist, and he tells me what he considers good and bad about the agreement. climate change and environment, are top thought of people right now. but americans have a immediate problem, surging costs, a labor shortage and a clogged supply chain that has people growing increasingly nervous. consumer prices hit a 31-year high last month. and it's not clear how things are going to get better. nadia romero has more. >> reporter: from coast-to-coast wallets are being stretched to their limits. let's talk about california
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first. that's where you find the highest gas prices, the most expensive. $3.67 per gallon. and that ties the all-time record, set nearly a decade ago. that happened on saturday. but it's atlanta that has the overall highest inflation rate in the country. the southern city has that inflation rate due to big factors like housing, gas prices and the cost of groceries, as well. its inflation rate 7.9%, compared to the national average, at 6.2%. the data shows that georgia has been one of the top places to move in recent years. the demand for housing is outpacing supply, resulting in higher rents and home prices. beyond atlanta, nationwide, there's spiking costs for gas, food and furniture, when compared to last year. economists have also linked the surge in pricing to bottlenecks in the supply chain, the result of a collision, between pent-up
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consumer demand and a lack of resources. on friday, georgia governor brian kemp touted a new megarail system at the port of atlanta, he says can alleviate some supply chain issues. he says the biden administration should do more. >> you need to ask somebody at the white house about that. everybody i'm talking to, they're worried about gas. they're worried about groceries and everything else that you're boyi ing boy ibuying. this is unsustainable. people have to get realistic with real economics. >> reporter: with all of the rising costs, whether it be gas prices, groceries, housing, it's no surprise that new data coming out of the university of michigan shows that consumer sentiment is at a ten-year low. nadia romero, cnn, atlanta. amid the disappointing economic news, the biden administration is change its tune on inflation, acknowledging that americans could be feeling
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the financial pinch longer than expected. cnn's joe john'ss is at the whi house. >> reporter: the president's evolving approach to inflation, a reflection of concern not just here at the white house, but also on capitol hill, about spiking prices almost across the board in the united states. the administration earlier this year was fond of saying the situation was transitory that it would end soon. it was just a reflection of the supply and demand problems created by the pandemic. but now, the indications are, it might not start subsiding until the myiddle of next year, if no the end of next year, creating a political problem for congressional democrats up for re-election in the midterms next november. republicans are attacking the president's spending program saying that's the cause of the infl inflation. he's pushing back. he says his programs are
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anti-inflationary. listen. >> and we're going to see ease, and i say ease, lower inflationary pressures on our economy. and we will be carrying this out, what i call the blue collar blueprint for america, one that builds the economy from the bottle-up and middle-out and one not from the top-down. >> reporter: expect to hear more of that kind of messaging over the next several days. the president is expected to sign his big infrastructure bill that congress just passed on monday. and then on tuesday and wednesday, he flies out to new hampshire and michigan to sell it. joe johns, cnn, the white house. also at the start of mr. biden's week, a virtual summit with xi jinping. it will be their first meeting since the president took office. it comes with strained relations between the two countries especially over taiwan. the top diplomats exchanged warns over the issue.
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the summit is scheduled for tuesday morning beijing time. wendy cutler is the vice president of the asia policy institute. she is the active deputy trade representative and joins us now, to look at the issues facing the u.s. and china. thank you for joining us on the program. the world knows joe biden, xi jinping, will be meeting very soon, during a time of high tension, no less. what can the virtual summit achieve? >> we need to keep in mind that the summit is occurring at a time where it's really the lowest point in u.s./china relations. one meeting is not going to turn the relationship around. i think we should have modest expectations. and hope that the two leaders can set the tone and the direction for the relationship going forward. >> expectations should be modest, given the number of challenges in this relationship. ahead of the summit, we heard
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from the u.s. secretary of state, antony blinken. and they discussed taiwan. concern about the pressure towards the island. and he was told not to send the wrong signal. is the fate of taiwan the biggest flashpoint in relations between the u.s. and china? >> i think that's fair to say. and you're correct. the two foreign ministers spoke today, not just on taiwan. it's important. they're making preparations for the virtual meeting so there's going to be no surprises. but taiwan will rank high on the agenda. you know, we cannot count on any breakthroughs. i think both sides will just repeat their talking points and make sure the other side understands their position and their intentions. no breakthroughs. >> no breakthroughs expected here. let's talk more about xi jinping. he is going to enter this virtual summit in a position of political strength, especially
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after what happened last week, the big chinese communist party meeting. how does this new power dynamic affect the summit and impact u.s./china relations going forward? >> well, both leaders will be domestically focused as they participate in this meeting. you're right. xi jinping comes off of the six-party plan mm. he has enshrined himself in the communist party, as one of the preeminent leaders. yet, he has between now and next november to actually secure his third term. and he doesn't want anything to go wrong and anyone or anything to stand in his way. so, he will be concerned about the economy. he will be concerned about any flash -- flashpoint in u.s./chinese relations. and he will want a stable relationship with the united states. and the president, i think it's
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interesting. he will be attending this meeting following the signing of the infrastructure bill. and i don't think that's a coincidence. i think he wants to show xi jinping he also is coming into the meeting from a position of strength. >> let's pull the lens back here and look at the big picture. the significance of this virtual summit. why is it so critical for these two leaders to meet right now? >> well, remember, this is only their third call since biden has taken office. relations are at incredibly low point, although, we have seen some de-escalation in the past month. and what we really need to see going forward is more engagement between cabinet-level, min minister-level, vice premier and u.s. chinese officials, on where they can align their interest and also in areas where there
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are tensions and through engagement, they can avoid any misunderstandings or accidents. >> and the fact that biden and xi will be talking could represent a sort of step forward. after this meeting, how can the u.s. and china use this moment? use this positive momentum? what are the areas of potential cooperation? >> number one, climate change. we saw last week at the cop26, that china and the united states made a joint declaration and announced a working group. i think on trade, china could agree to purchase more and both sides could work constructively in implementing the phase one agreement. we can also see modest steps like more visas being issued by both sides and the reopening of consulates. but what i will be looking for is what they say about the relationship going forward, and whether there are concrete plans
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and concrete issues that each side refers to, which sets, again, the tone and the direction for the relationship for the weeks and months ahead. >> all right. wednesday di cutler, vice president of the asia policy institute. thank you so much for joining us. a polish soldier is dead amid a standoff over migrants on the belarus border. what caused the death and how top e.u. diplomats are responding to the crisis, ahead. plus, friends and family pay tribute to a 16-year-old killed at the astroworld concert in houston. when you really need to sleep you reach for the really good stuff. new zzzquil ultra helps you sleep better and longer when you need it most. it's non habit forming an powered by the makers of nyquil.
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all eyes on brussels tomorrow, where e.u. foreign ministers will meet and decide a course of action. what should we expect? >> reporter: that's right. we expect the e.u. foreign ministers to gather for an emergency meeting in brussels. they will focus their discussions on the situation on the border from poland and belarus. we heard the e.u. minister saying he has spoken with ministers in poland and lithuania, describing the polarization, as unacceptable by the belarus government to destabilize the external borders and to distract attention of the human rights being committed. blinken spoke with him yesterday. and there's intense diplomatic efforts ongoing to quell the situation on the border. we heard from german minister earlier this week, about this
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upcoming talk on monday, from the e.u. foreign ministers. we can expect potential expansion of sanctions on belarus. these sanctions are expected to target companies and individuals, involved in what they have described as human trafficking, driving the migration crisis we're seeing on the border. while belarus has been accused of driving the crisis, we have seen accusations of poland pushing migrants back. that's stands in contradiction of the human rights. any asylum seekers, once they reach the territory, should be allowed to claim asylum. we've seen migrants pushed back. the refugees are currently living in dire conditions. freezing conditions with desperate shortages in medication and food. it's a critical situation at the moment.
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humanitarian aid groups have been calling for access to help the jrefugees. but the polish authorities have been beefing up their borders. they installed 15,000 soldiers on the border, including other border officials and a wire fence, to prevent the refugees from access and cross the border into portland and into the european union. it's a critical situation at the moment. and the european union foreign ministers will be looking to put that pressure on belarus to quell the situation. >> ur jgent and needed action i needed right now. a doctors group says sudan military forces killed five on saturday. the central committee of sudan doctors reports numerous injuries from live ammunition and people exposed to teargas. demonstrators went to the streets to protest military rule. this was the scene in the
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capital khartoum. larry joins me live from nairobi, kenya. the protests turned deadly. what more have you learned? >> reporter: most of what we know is people who died were apparently shot by the military. the protests around sudan. doctors, one other person, is said to have choked on teargas that was deployed at some of the protests. eyewitnesses says there were tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of people, marching across sudan, against the military coup of october 25, where general fata is in charge of this country. he has recently appointed a new sovereign council without the civilian members who are part of the power-sharing agreement, that's been running sudan since april 2019, when similar protests overthrew the long-time leader of sudan, omar brashear.
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and now, you're seeing the power against the military, going back to the democratic transition, the central committee of command, doctors say, they had seen numerous injuries from brutality of the military. they say they will keep protesting. they will go back on the streets. they have called for widespread civil disobedience. >> the protest movement undeterred. since the coup, how has life been upended in sudan? its economy? its society? its level of connectedness to the outside world? >> reporter: i'll start with the last bit. mobile internet has been cut off. it makes it difficult to organize. and local resistance committees are using flyers and low-tech means to organize and get them out to the streets. you've seen the statements from doctors and teachers, all trying to make sure they get their voices heard.
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the international monetary fund and world bank, partners have cut off funding for sudan because they see this as an portion of a march to a democratic government. they were working to have elections in 2023 and going back to civilian government. it's a difficult time to be in sudan right now. >> reporter: larry, thank you so much for that update. thank you for joining us. ecuador's president called an emergency cabinet meeting on saturday to address the latest eruption of deadly clashes in the nation's prisons. gang violence killed dozens in one of the most overcrowded prisons, the same one where deadly clashes break out weeks ago. >> reporter: the government of ecuador has called a crisis cabinet after 68 inmates were killed and 25 were injured, in clashes in the penitentiary in
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this coastal city. this is where 118 inmates were killed in september, in similar clashes. authorities put the blame on rival gangs competing for control of the prison. today, the president of ecuador did not speak to the nation but took on to twitter to demand that the constitutional court to pass new regulation and re-establishing orders in the jails, ecuador's jails, are notoriously overcrowded. and clashes between inmates are common. more than 300 inmates were killed in prison violence. and the entire prison system has been under a state of emergency since september, due to the ongoing wave of violence. the inmates are often well-armed with high-caliber guns and explosives.
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just on friday, ecuador police announced it had seized 7 ire arms and 27 packages of ammunition that was being smuggled inside the penitentiary. that could not prevent the violence from escalating once again. at least 900 policemen and the armed forces were deployed to the prison on saturday, as more clashes were reported. for cnn, this is steph know pozzeton, bogota. family and friends pay final respects to one of the young victims killed at the astroworld festival. and some across europe are pleading with residents to get vaccinated. a live report on the prevention of the spread of coronavirus on the continent. stay with us.
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the funeral was held saturday for one of the youngest victims at last week's crowd surge at the astroworld concert. cnn's natasha chen is in houston, texas, with more on the criminal investigation and the moments leading up to the tragedy. >> this memorial wall sits outside the green lot. it's one of the lots mentions in the timeline of events from the houston fire department. at various times throughout the day, the fire department log showed people pushing over the fence and climbing under it. people breaking through without
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wristbands. that's an example of the chaos documented for nine hours before nine people were trampled and killed that night. one of them, briana rodriguez, whose family held funeral and burial services on saturday. >> she was their favorite. and of course, you've got to reinforce dancing because we don't know what her career would have been. but her dancing just got everyone's attention. it was natural, of course. you were touched by this warm and loving family. you can see the affection and leadership that briana gave. >> reporter: the investigation continues into what happened and who is responsible. high profile attorneys are getting involved. crump held a press conference on
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friday, with many survivors describing what it was like to be crushed on all sides by other bodies. they witnessed people on the ground unable to breathe. a friend told me, he was there with her. the last thing he heard her say, i can't breathe. a 9-year-old boy is in the hospital in critical condition. the oklahoma national guard appears to be going rogue. the pentagon says it will respond to the governor after the national guard indicated it would reject a mandate all troops be vaccinated. the defense department was aware of the memo installed saying the mandate would not be enforced. it's worth noting that the former general that was a supporter was abruptly relieved of his duties on wednesday.
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the u.s. isn't the only country dealing with vaccine hesitancy. the german capital is banning the unvaccinated from restaurants, bars, cinemas and other public venues starting monday. germany has been hit hard with a recent surge of infections across europe. and much of the country is seeing a surge. the world health organization says europe recorded nearly 2 million new cases in the last week alone. that's the highest seven-day increase since the pandemic began. there were 22,000 new deaths from the virus last week, that's accounted for more than half of the deaths worldwide during that time. >> for more on the escalating crisis from europe, i am joined by barbie bardot. european cases are continuing to rise. how are authorities responding there?
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>> we have a number of limited lackdowns. the netherlands has a lockdown starting next week. austria, implementing a lockdown for people not vaccinated. this scatter-shot approach to it is contradictory because people can move between european countries. there aren't new travel restrictions. we're seeing what governments might be doing towards that. you have hot spots in some countries like italy in the northern part of the country, where weeks against vaccines have turn into a superspreader event. and governments are just trying to figure out what to do to avoid the lockdowns we saw last fall as the numbers continue to grow. >> what about the pace of vaccination? are you seeing the ramp up of shots and booster shots across europe? >> it's country-to-country. in italy, 90% of the people have had one vaccine so far. and many more have been
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vaccinated fully. you don't have a strong booster campaign in effect yet here, at least. and in december, they'll start vaccinated people over the age of 40 that don't have health-compromised conditions. you have fewer vaccines in places like germany, that's become a hot spot. less than 70% of the total population vaccinated. and until you get everybody onboard in the same line, i think they're going to be lookinged trying to figure out how to get the no-vax people vaccinated and how to get people that are vaccinated booster shots. it's a complicated approach. but they're trying hard to avoid a situation like last year. >> what is the mood across italy and the region? this is the second year of the coronavirus pandemic. we're looking at unpopular curbs, lockdowns being considered again. how is this weighing on people there? >> people are concerned.
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if you looked a couple of months, it was like the pandemic never happened. people were out and making contact. authorities were saying, if you don't take precautions and keep your masks on, you don't socially distance, we'll be right back where we are again. and people are depressed and tired of it right now. there's a lot of pandemic fatigue across europe right now. that's prompting a lot of people to say forget it. i'm not going to do it. i'm not going to put my mask on. that's dangerous, especially those with compromised health situations. >> very dangerous because the pandemic is not over. we have to take precaution. thank you for your reporting and take care. china, meanwhile, is making progress in getting its young people immunized against covid-19. officials say they have vaccinated half the child population, age 3 to 11. that's nearly 84.5 million kids.
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beijing hopes to fully vaccinate all children in this age group by tend of the year. the u.n. climate conference in scotland is over. but no one is cheering the final agremt. a climate expert will offer his views on what was and what was not accomplished. and how important it is to know who yoyou are and to know where you came from. doesn't that look like youour papa? that's your great grandfather. it's like opening a whole 'nother world that we did not know existed. ♪ you finally have a face to a name. when you give the gift of ancestry®, you give the gift of family. ♪
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long and tense negotiations in glasgow, scotland, finally led to a climate agreement that everyone could endorse but few were happy with it. the agreement reaffirms the importance of holding global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius. it requests that countries bring more aggressive emission targets to next year's conference in egypt. and it agrees to phase down the use of coal instead of phase out. it's a small but significant change requested by india. but the last-minute change on coal was deeply disappointing,
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including the cop president who approved it, if only to keep the final agreement alive. let's bring in renaldo co costinino. he is a policy group based in the fillphilippines. a climate deal was reached in glasgow. with the last-minute change on coal, the language was watered down from phase out to phase down, what do you make of this outcome? >> thanks for having me. the outcome, you can describe it in many different ways. first of all, we need to acknowledge that this is his historic. after 26 conferences of the parties, after so many meetings, globally, we have now been able to locate fossil fuels into official text. that is a landmark achievement
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because it's taken so many years of denial and obfuscation by fossil fuel-peddling countries to prevent it from happening. now, it's there. the next thing we'll be talking about is not to make only coal history, but oil and gas, as well. was it disappointing? yes. it could have been better if it was phase out rather than phase down. but the fsigns are already clea. we're sending the right signals. and the real work happens in the real economy. it is time to ramp up protection and dekalbeekalben saix with re countries taking responsibility first. >> you point out this is when the real work begins. governments across asia, they have made promises. they have bpledged to do better. india, is targeting 2070 for net zero emissions. there's promises and there's
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action. do you worry that there are some governments that are in a position to, yes, do it to reach the targets? and there's others that cannot? >> we are worried constantly. but we are also filled with a lot of optimism, seeing a lot of changes happening on the ground. changes that we wouldn't have anticipated, maybe as recently as ten years ago. in the first place, it really has to be said, that however much big fingers have been pointing right ly at india for watering down the text, this is also enabled by the refusal of governments to actually be even more ambitious. the disappointment here was the u.s., including governments and delegations that behave like neand neanderthals. australia's government and so was the southeast. there's countries that are
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determined to transform countries. vietnam is the biggest, southeast asia. indonesia has remarked it will start phasing out coal and bring in a substantial part of renewable energy. the philippines have put a moratorium on coal plants last year. things are happening on the ground. the real economy is changes. but world leaders have to be more than what they did in glasgow. we cannot be behaving like a bunch of people meeting every year, where a tiny few of fossil fuel peddling countries will win the day. pressure needs to grow now. >> pressure needs to grow more now, especially for the nations that need to step up and do more. i want to ask about the people power behind the pressure, the demand for change among the people. we have seen the passionate
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climate protests in europe. not so much across asia. is there the passion and desire of people in the philippines and across asia, to demand more climate action? >> certainly. there's a lot of room for improvement in all of the countries. we can't always be blaming the rich countries for things we can fix at home. in the philippines, clean air equality, we have neglected for 20 years. that's just in the philippines. that's something we need to fix. it cannot be a simple climate negotiation produce outcome. this is about people, about lives, and within a pandemic. studies have shown that air quality is responsible for about
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15% of covid-related deaths. if our air quality is bad, our health is bad, as well. and the pandemic will simply worsen. more importantly, if a country cannot -- continues to ignore the fact that 23% of gdp is equivalent of neglecting our air quality standards, we cannot be held to international treaties. domestically populations in indonesia, thailand, in vietnam, and the philippines need to step up and make our own governments accountable. >> we need to step up and address the climate crisis. there's so much at stake. thank you so much for your work. thank you for joining us here on cnn newsroom. it's been almost two weeks since doctors told her to rest following a one-night stint in hospital. but the public should get its first glimpse of queen elizabeth
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queen elizabeth ii is set to
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make her first public appearance in weeks very soon. the 95-year-old british monarch hasn't been seen after being advised by doctors to rest, after spending a night in the hospital last month, for what a spokesman describes as preliminary precautions. nina dos santos is in london. she joins us now. nearly two weeks since she spent the night in hospital. what is ahead for the queen today? >> this will be the first time that we see her majesty, queen elizabeth ii, since she spent that night in hospital, as a precautionary premeasure. then, she was advised to retire from public duties out and about, cancelling a trip to northern ireland. instead, the last time we saw her was hosting a cop26 speech. but she had to do that remotely. this will be important because it's the first time that people
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will get a chance to actually see her. although, she won't be taking part in the same level of detail as she used to be in these remembrance services. instead, she will be watching from the balcony of a government office. what is happening in about an hour and half's time, is the start of a ceremony that takes place every year, along a key war memorial, to remember the sacrifices of servicemen and women from the british isles and united kingdom in world war ii and other campaigns around the world. this time, the queen will be watching from a balcony, as she will watch her heir and son, prince charles, undertake that key moment of placing a wreath of poppies. this is an event attended by tens of thousands of servicemen and women. it attracts the members of government, and british establishment. it's an important moment, not
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only for the monarchy but for the rest of the country. and it's the first time it's happening in a couple years the way it used to. last year's ceremonies were upended by the covid-19 pandemic. >> how significant is this day on a personal level for the queen? this year in particular and every year? >> it's highly significant for -- not just the queen, but all members of the royal family because, remember, a number of the male members of the royal family, if not all of the senior royals, have spent time in the navy or the armed forces. the link between the royal family and the forces here in the united kingdom is crucial. british troops swear allegiance to the queen herself. and it's all the reason you see senior members of the royal family taking part in these remembrance day celebrations and just on the 11th of november, on armistice day, there was another
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service ceremony that took place. the queen wasn't involved in that one. she sent other members of her family. these moments are crucial. >> nina, reporting live from london, thank you so much. over in the united states, harry and meghan, the duke and duchess of sussex, have a meeting with afghans that made it out of their country. they spoke with women at a military base. that's home to 10,000 afghan refugees. they stopped by a classroom of children learning conversational english. and leading the children in a round of "head, shoulders, knees and toes." that's a favorite of their son. thanks for spending part of your day with me. "cnn newsroom" continues. some people have joint pain, plus have high blood pressure. they may not be able to take just anything for pain. that's why doctors recommend tylenol®. it won't raise blood pressure the way
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