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Climate change needs behavioural change

COP21 is currently underway where global leaders are set to reach an ambitious but fair agreement to lower carbon emissions, said to be the biggest driver of global warming.

Climate change expert, Professor Mary Scholes spoke to 702's John Robbie about what COP21 is about and mechanisms available for vulnerable regions to climate change.

Listen to the conversation below:


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