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Bangladesh looks to courts for climate help
Countries at risk due to climate change believe they have a way to force industrialised nations to pay fines.
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2012 12:37

Bangladesh believes it's found a way to hold the industrialised world accountable for damages caused by climate change.

They are hoping the UN General Assembly will support a motion to take countries who fail to reduce their emissions.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from the United Nations in New York.

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