About 9,000 municipal employees, less than 6 percent of the work force, were placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated. Mayor Bill De Blasio said that there were no disruptions to city services.
India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, committed to five measures to fight climate change during the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, including plans to ensure that half of the nation's energy mix comes from sources other than fossil fuels by 2030.
AntÃ³nio Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, called on world leaders to escalate climate action, equating the world's current track to 'digging our own graves' during the opening ceremony of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
Several thousand people marched in Rome as the Group of 20 summit was underway. The demonstrators included a broad range of groups, including climate activists, vaccine skeptics and labor union members.
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