A double-barreled challenge: climate change and international security

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Climate change is not only occurring, it is accelerating and threatens to cause an exponential increase in natural disasters, undermining the world's ability to cope.

This was the warning Achim Steiner, the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) gave the UN Security Council as it discussed the double barrelled challenge of climate change and international security.

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration:  2’42″

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