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Extreme weather the new normal - Ban Ki-moon | Pacific Beat

Extreme weather the new normal - Ban Ki-moon

Extreme weather the new normal - Ban Ki-moon

Updated 6 December 2012, 10:16 AEDT

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that climate change poses a challenge to the existence of the entire human race.

In a speech to the annual UN climate talks in Doha, he said extreme weather had become the new normal - and he urged governments to act quickly as time was running out.

Presenter: Jennifer Macy

Speakers: Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations; Erwin Jackson, Climate Institute; Tim Gore, Oxfam

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