Claire Spoors on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

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Claire Spoors of Global Witness talks about the concept of “common but differentiated responsibilities” in the context of REDD and climate change in general. She points out that developed countries create the demand and consume many of the products that come from logging, which have cause such widespread deforestation in developing countries. It is because of this that developed countries should help developing countries to cope with this problem and assist in establishing good REDD programs.

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Claire Spoors was an activist at COP-15 with the group Global Witness. Her interviews are primarily concerned with proper implementation of REDD programs through improvement of both accountability and governance. She is from the United Kingdom, a nation in Europe.

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