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Counting the cost of climate change

A look at the nations setting up funds to try and save the planet as the COP18 UN Summit in Doha enters its last lap.
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2012 09:44

Ban Ki-moon, the secretary general of the United Nations, has stated that the world is in a race against time against climate change.

The COP18 UN Summit in Doha will conclude on Friday, giving the delegates two more days to agree on targets for cutting carbon emissions.

The UN says climate change will cost developing countries up to $67bn each year by 2030.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley looks at the nations setting up funds to try and save the planet.


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