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Global Climate Week Concludes

25 September 2009: The first ever Global Climate Week, led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) from 21-25 September 2009, rallied diverse groups, organizations and individuals in around 100 countries in support of the Seal the Deal! climate change campaign.

Global Climate Week attracted various pledges and actions, including petition signing in several cities around the world, tree and vegetable planting in South Africa, and pledges to reduce their carbon footprint by cities, cooperatives, industry and civil society organizations. [UNEP press release]