Typhoon Haiyan and UN climate talks

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Typhoon victims wear pieces of tissue over their mouths to block the smell of dead corpses as they walk past cables entangled in a broken tree in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on November 13, 2013

Seeking justice over loss and damage


BRUSSELS, 12 November 2013 (IRIN) - The shadow of Typhoon Haiyan - which has affected close to 10 million people in the Philippines - looms over the UN climate talks in Warsaw. The Philippines’ climate negotiator, Naderev Sano, proceeded with a hunger strike he announced at the start of the conference, which he says he will continue until meaningful action is taken to address climate change.

Scientists are still uncertain whether atmosphere-warming greenhouse gas emissions have caused a detec...


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