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Vanuatu considers suing major polluters over climate change

The Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu is considering legal action against big polluters thousands of kilometres away.

For the people of Vanuatu, rising sea temperatures, intense cyclones, and erratic weather patterns are becoming a part of daily life.

They are being forced to spend more money, not only on protecting themselves, but also on keeping their businesses afloat.

Now, Vanuatu is considering legal action against big polluters thousands of kilometres away.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Port Vila, Vanuatu.