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Sanjay Khanna on the Importance of Compassion

sanjay compassion Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Sanjay Khanna Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Sanjay Khanna Videos Sanjay Khanna was a writer and climate-change journalist at COP-15. He is co-founder of the Resilient People + Climate … Continue reading

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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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John Zillman on Whether CDR is an Ethical Concern or a Practical One

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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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 the International Air Passenger Adaptation Levy

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 Mistrust & Equality 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

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Saleemul Huq on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

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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 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 Central¬†Africa,” and has been aimed … Continue reading

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Vicente Barros on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Vicente Barros Want more videos featuring this interviewee? Vicente Barros Videos Vicente Barros was a scientist at COP-15 from Argentina, a nation in South America.

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Ian Burton on the Potential Impact of CDR on the Negotiations

Want to learn more about this interviewee? About Ian Burton This is the only video from this interviewee in our database. Dr. Ian Burton was Scientist Emeritus of the Adaptation and Impacts Research Group (AIRG) and represented Canada, a nation … 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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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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