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José Romero on climate science and policy discrepancies

[ensemblevideo contentid=bWtVV_V5dU6KKqXXo9ib8g iframe=false] José Romero, the Scientific Advisor to the Swiss Federal Department of Transport and a Switzerland national delegate, Communication, and Energy, discusses the gap that exists between the level of emissions that science says we need to stay … Continue reading

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Saleemul Huq on the transition to a green economy

[ensemblevideo contentid=I9sG_Yyyak28F33xIrBFmg iframe=false] Dr. Saleemul Huq, Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development Climate Change Group, discusses how climate change will severely affect the development of poor countries in the near future. He says in the long … Continue reading

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Youba Sokona on the barriers in Africa for jump-start development

[ensemblevideo contentid=5jbuKeVd90q1JAfMvMSpTw iframe=false] Dr. Youba Sokona of Ethiopia, the coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) based in the UN Economic Commission for Africa, discusses the need for a new global paradigm. He also explains the opportunity Africa faces … Continue reading

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