Category Archives: Role of Developed Countries

John Zillman on the Equity of CDR to Different Parties

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About John Zillman Want more videos featuring this interviewee? John Zillman Videos John Zillman was a retired Australian meteorologist at COP15. He is the former President of the World Meteorological Organization (1995-2003).

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Sumaya Zakieldeen on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Sumaya Zakieldeen Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Sumaya Zakieldeen Videos Sumaya Zakieldeen was a Sudanese delegate at COP-15. Sudan is an African nation which coordinated the G77 and China at COP-15.

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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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Bruce Hewitson on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities in LDCs

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Saleemul Huq on Changes in the Negotiations

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Saleemul Huq Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Saleemul Huq Videos At COP15, Saleemul Huq was the Senior Fellow of the IIED’s Climate Change Group. He is from Bangladesh, a nation in … Continue reading

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Saleemul Huq on Ethics vs. Practicality

salem ethical or practical Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Saleemul Huq Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Saleemul Huq Videos At COP15, Saleemul Huq was the Senior Fellow of the IIED’s Climate Change Group. He is from … Continue reading

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Saleemul Huq on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

salem cbdr2 Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Saleemul Huq Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Saleemul Huq Videos At COP15, Saleemul Huq was the Senior Fellow of the IIED’s Climate Change Group. He is from Bangladesh, a … Continue reading

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About Denis J. Sonwa, Cameroonian Scientist

At COP-15, Denis J. Sonwa was a scientist for CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research) from Cameroon, Africa. His research has primarily shown that “Forest resources play key roles in socio-economic and ecological contexts in CentralĀ Africa,” and has been aimed … 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 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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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 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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