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Jean-Pascal van Ypersele on the Roles of Developed and Developing Nations

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Jean-Pascal van Ypersele Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Ypersele Videos Jean-Pascal van Ypersele was a Belgian scientist at COP15 and the Vice-Chair of the IPCC. Brett Shollenberger

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Jean-Pascal van Ypersele on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

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About Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Belgian Scientist and Vice-Chair of the IPCC

Jean-Pascal van Ypersele is Professor of Climatology and Environmental sciences at the Universit√© catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and Vice-Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He made his doctoral research in climatology at NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research, … Continue reading

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Claire Spoors on the Role of Global Witness at COP15

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Claire Spoors Want videos featuring this interviewee? Claire Spoors Videos Claire Spoors was an activist at COP-15 with the group Global Witness. Her interviews are primarily concerned with proper implementation of REDD … Continue reading

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Claire Spoors

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Claire Spoors Want videos featuring this interviewee? Claire Spoors Videos Claire Spoors was an activist at COP-15 with the group Global Witness. Her interviews are primarily concerned with proper implementation of REDD … Continue reading

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About Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, German Scientist

Professor Schellnhuber’s official short biography reads: “Born in 1950 in Ortenburg (Germany). Training in physics and mathematics with a scholarship for the exceptionally gifted at Regensburg University. Doctorate in Theoretical Physics in 1980. Various periods of research abroad, in particular … Continue reading

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About Claire Spoors, British Activist

Claire Spoors was an activist at COP-15 with the group Global Witness, an organization which seeks to “expose the¬†corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, to drive campaigns that end impunity, resource-linked conflict, and human rights and environmental … Continue reading

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Claire Spoors on Proper Implementation of REDD Programs

global witness implementation Claire Spoors of Global Witness talks about the implementation of REDD programs. She talks about the importance of making the protected areas account for additionality: protecting areas that are in danger of being deforested, not areas that … Continue reading

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Claire Spoors on Clean Development Mechanisms

global witness CDM Claire Spoors of Global Witness talks about the possibility of REDD becoming a CDM and the importance of looking at where the money comes from. She shows concern that a CDM would be implemented in which developed … Continue reading

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Claire Spoors on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

global witness CBDR 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 … Continue reading

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Hans Joachim Schellnhuber on Intergenerational Equity

Schellnuhuber_youth Professor Schellnhuber discusses intergenerational equity and the role of youth. Asked the question: what advice do you have for younger generations? Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Hans Joachim Schellnhuber Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Hans … Continue reading

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Hans Joachim Schellnhuber on the United States

Schellnuhuber_US John Schellnuhuber discusses the ethical imperative the United States has to the rest of the world, as well as the practical benefits the United States would gain through cooperation. He also discusses popular support, and notes that even in … Continue reading

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