Climate Talks Kick Off in Qatar

Researchers have called for an increasing focus on agriculture in climate change discussions ahead of a United Nations summit in Doha.

The livelihoods of ocean-dependent peoples are being threatened.

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Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Atttiyah at the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha.