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As Poor Countries Walk Out of Climate Talks, Venezuela Calls on Industrial Nations to Take Action

Amy Goodman Democracy Now
A group of 133 developing nations have walked out of a key part of the climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, amidst a conflict over how countries who have historically emitted the most greenhouse gases should be held financially responsible for some of the damage caused by extreme weather in nations with low carbon emissions. The United States, Australia, Canada and other industrialized countries are pushing for the issue to be put off until after the 2015 climate talks.
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