Qatar: How Much Harm Will the Climate Change Conference Do to the Environment?
November 26, 2012
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How can the world curb climate change? The first step is to cut carbon emissions by at least 25 percent.
In order to make this target official, politicians and environmental activists are coming together for another UN Climate Change Conference - this time in Doha, Qatar. Getting them all there, however, will leave a serious carbon footprint.
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