Estonian President says small countries can fight climate change

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Toomas Hendrik Ilves. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Estonia doubled its gross domestic product in 20 years and halved its carbon emissions, according to the country's President.

Speaking after his speech at the UN Climate Summit on Tuesday, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said Estonia doesn't measure its responsibility to fight climate change based on its size or wealth.

Although repercussions of climate change have not yet impacted the small European country too gravely, the President is concerned about the rest of the world.

Stephanie Coutrix asked President Ilves about Estonia's main message at the climate summit.

Duration: 1'15"

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