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UN Chief Calls for 'New Course' on Climate Change

The U.N. Climate Summit has opened, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling for the world's nations to adopt a "new course" to protect the global environment from dangerous greenhouse gas emissions. "Climate change threatens hard-won peace, prosperity, opportunity for billions of people. Now today, we must set the world on a new course," he said. Ban called Tuesday for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, saying the world should be carbon neutral by the...

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