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A woman cries as people look at the damages after an earthquake and a tsunami hit Palu, on Sulawesi island on September 29, 2018
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Responding to the report, Matthew Spencer, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns and Policy said:  "Climate change has set our planet on fire, millions of people are already feeling the impacts, and the IPCC is clear that things... Read more

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