COP24: Protesters demand action to check global warming

Even as activists are demanding urgent action to save the planet, delegates inside are at odds over a crucial report.

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    Activists have marched through the Polish city of Katowice, where a two-week United Nations climate summit - Katowice Climate Change Conference (COP24) - is under way.

    The protesters are calling for more action from governments to tackle global warming.

    However, attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into climate talks failed, after it was blocked by countries including the United States and Saudi Arabia.

     

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.


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