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1 Hung Nguyen Town hall speech-Indonesia My name is Hung Nguyen and I am presenting Indonesia today’s position on climate change. Indonesia has over 17,000 islands with an extremely diversity in plants and home of the world biggest extensive rainforest. However, it turns out that my country is currently the world third largest carbon emitter, after China and the United States, with over 3 billion CO2 emissions per year. Recent consequences from deforestation and flames across the country play a significant role to the high amount of CO2 produced by Indonesia. We have witnessed a series of long dry seasons recently and in result burned a huge amount of peat bog which released a major amount of CO2 into the atmosphere. Combined with the consequences of deforestation; it contributed even more carbon dioxide since the peat can holds a lot more carbon than the forest above it. The worst part is, when comes the rainy season, the peat water – retention ability is no longer as effective as they used to be. It leads to flood across the country and I must say, this is very
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