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Indonesian islanders sue cement producer for climate damages

Claimants say they are experiencing serious negative impacts and demand Swiss-based Holcim pay compensation

Residents of an Indonesian island threatened by rising sea levels have begun legal action against the cement producer Holcim.

The claim for compensation, filed in Switzerland by three men and one woman, is understood to be the first major climate damages lawsuit against a cement company.

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