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Controversial desert water park
As the UN tries to rein in global warming, the UAE opens a climate change themed water park.
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2010 10:01 GMT

World leaders at UN talks in Mexico are struggling to reach an agreement on climate change that is aimed at finding ways to help reduce the world's carbon emissions.

European Union officials at the Mexican resort of Cancun said that they have earmarked almost $3bn to fight global warming this year.

Dan Nolan reports from Ras al-Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, where climate change has been spun into a fun way to make money.

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