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Bruce Hewitson on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities in LDCs

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Bruce Hewitson on Political Issues in South Africa

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Bruce Hewitson on Barriers Between Scientists and Policy-Makers

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About Bruce Hewitson, South African Climatologist

Bruce Hewitson is a self-described climatologist with a hatred of labels, and insists that his interests are eclectic. He has been a resident at the University of Cape Town in┬áRondebosch, South Africa,┬ásince 1992. He currently works with the Climate Systems … Continue reading

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Bruce Hewitson on What Success Means at the COP

Hewitson_outcome Question asked: What would be a successful outcome for COP-15? Hewitson’s response: Hewitson argues that success means something different to every nation. He does, however, venture at a few factors that would aid in an outcomes success: the agreement … Continue reading

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Bruce Hewitson on Research and Policy as Necessarily Separate at COP-15

Hewitson_research policy at COP Question asked: How do researchers and policy-makers interact at the COP? Hewitson’s answer: Hewitson states that scientists were necessarily divorced from the political presence by the time of Copenhagen; he felt the political process was already … Continue reading

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Bruce Hewitson on Regional Climate Modeling in Africa

Hewitson_research Question asked: What area of research do you work in and how does it relate to the COP? Hewitson’s answer: Hewitson focused mainly on regional climate projections in Africa. He did not feel that it directly tied into the … Continue reading

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Bruce Hewitson on Ethics vs. National Interest

Hewitson_ethical vs practical Question asked: do ethical interests gain ground in the negotiations or are practical interests more directly addressed? Hewitson’s answer: Hewitson comments that countries almost exclusively favor their national interests to altruism. He notes that certain groups, such … Continue reading

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