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Trying to be green in the desert

Cities in desert locations - such as Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait - take a bigger toll on the environment than those elsewhere.

The air conditioning alone requires a huge amount of power - but that has not stopped some people trying to be environmentally friendly.

Desley Humphrey visited The Change Initiative - a company that has won awards for being green.

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