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On a rest day at the UN Climate Talks in Poznan, Oxfam's Charlie Powell and Barry Coates retreat to their hotel to take stock of events at the first week of negotiations, and look forward to the arrival of the ministers in week two.
Today, in many cities, thousands of climate protesters from all over the world demanded that world leaders take strong and urgent action to prevent destabilisation of the global climate. They were asking leaders to move as rapidly as possible towards a fair and effective emissions reductions treaty.
We were, of course, at Poznan's march where more than a thousand people marched around the city centre.
"It will be the young and the poor and developing countries that will suffer earliest and hardest. We cannot allow this to happen."Nicholas Stern - author of reports on economic implications of climate change.
Some people in Bangladesh have. Floods are actually part of their normal way of life. Now imagine you are one of them.
I’m huddled in a corner of the swank Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. Around me, workers are carrying massive rows of theater chairs, and rolls of wallpaper.
Why am I here at the most famous hotel in Doha, in this tiny and extremely wealthy Gulf country? (Obviously not where I hang out on an average day) And what on earth are they doing to this place?