Demonstrations continue outside Bangkok climate talks

07 October 2009 | Audio

Protestors have gathered outside the gates of the UN compound in Bangkok each day since key climate change talks began last week.

Today was no exception as hundreds of demonstrators held a rally outside the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks in Thailand’s capital.

Slogans such as "climate justice!" and "rich countries, pay your climate debt!" were easily heard by delegates through the compound walls.

Typhoons and tsunamis have caused widespread devastation in Asia over the last 10 days, and many people in the region are for the first time linking some of these natural disasters to the influence of climate change.

Listen to the demonstrations: