Kirarenti Muller in front of the sea wall protecting his home in the village of Temwaiku on the island of Tarawa. Photo: Justin McManus, The Age

Pacific disappointed with climate talks

Pacific countries already dealing with the effects of climate change say they are disappointed with United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, reports the ABC’s Pacific Beat …

The talks aimed to finalise an agreement on cutting greenhouse gas emissions to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

Some nations have backed a new agreement, but others say it is useless unless big developing countries such as China and India sign up.

The small pacific island of Kiribati says its fate lies in the balance as the talks in Doha wrap up.

Kiribati Climate Advocate Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang told Pacific Beat she hopes the final day will be more productive.

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