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Climate Change Studio - 29 November | Doha Climate Change Conference - November 2012
 
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Interview with Carol Turley, Knowledge Exchange Coordinator of the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme, University of California

Carol Turley, Coordinator at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory talks about the three key impacts on our oceans; warming waters, ocean acidification and de-oxygenation. She describes the oceans as hot, sour and breathless.

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Interview with Kehkashan Basu, Eco-generation Regional Ambassador to Middle East, Emirate Environmental Group

Kehkashan Basu talks about what got her involved in the environmental movement.

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Interview with Rishabh Lohiya and Louisa Peters youth representatives for Youthinkgreen, Germanwatch

Rishabh Lohiya and Louisa Peters from Youthinkgreen talk about the work they are doing helping to educate young people on climate change across 12 countries.

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Interview with Aaron Ashley Dublenho (teacher), Derek Wonk and Jennifer Switzer (students) from the Student Initiatives for Sustainable Education. Taking IT global

Aaron Ashley Dublenho, Jennifer Switzer and Derek Wonk from Initiatives for Sustainable Education talk about the work they are doing at COP trying to contribute to the decision making process on climate change.

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Interview with Dana Al Anzy, students representing Reach Out to Asia

Dana Al Anzy of Reach out to Asia stresses the importance of the involvement of young people in decision-making and describes how the youth climate movement is developing in Qatar.

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Interview with Obadah Diab a youth delegate with Reach out to Asia

Obadah Diab discusses youth participation in politics in the Middle East and what he hopes to gain from COP18.

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Interview with Simran Vedvyas, 9th Eco-generation Regional Ambassador to Middle East. Eye on Earth Youth Ambassador

Simran Vedvyas, a youth ambassador with Eye on Earth, argues that young people are vital to decision-making on climate change.

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Interview with Meine van Noordwijk, Principal scientist and Chief Science Advisor from the World Agroforestry Center

Meine Van Noordwijk explains the work undertaken by his organisation since the creation of the REDD program in Bali.

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Interview with Nasser Abufarha, Producer Representative Middle East. Fairtrade International

Nasser Abufarha describes how climate change is worsening the situation for Palestine’s already vulnerable agricultural economy.

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Interview with Luigi Cabrini, Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism from the World Tourism Organization

Luigi Cabrini outlines how the tourism industry is feeling the effects of climate change and how it is planning to play its part in tackling it.

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Interview with Tommy Mathew, Producer Representative Asia and Pacific. Fairtrade International

Tomy Mathew explains how Fairtrade is enabling small-scale farmers to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Interview with Vositha Wijenayake, Executive Coordinator of SLYCAN. Climate Action Networ

Vositha Wijenayake, Consultant at SLYCON talks about the need for a greater focus on women in the climate negotiations, particularly when we are talking about issues such as equity.

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Interview with Kjell Andersson, Policy Advisor from the Swedish Bioenergy Association. World Bioenergy Association

Kjell Andersson, Policy Advisor at the World Bioenergy Association, argues that bioenergy and carbon taxes are a key part of our solution to climate change.

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Interview with Artur Runge-Metzger, Lead EU Negotiator

Artur Runge-Metzger talks about the current state of the negotiations after the first few days of talks. He says that there is a lot more work to be done to get different countries’ ideas captured and says this is normal for a negotiations. He says the final text will look a lot different once all the compromises have been worked out. 

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Interview with Shiori Takano, Yuri Miyazaki and Shim Jieun, students representatives from the Doshiha University

Sim Jieun, Shiori Takano and Yuri Miyazaki, students at Doshisha University (Kyoto), describe their involvement in the World Student Environmental Network and their experiences at COP18.

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Interview with  Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Philippines

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Executive Director of Tebtebba and a Philippine negotiator, explains that this COP must agree how REDD+ is financed and how best it is implemented.

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Interview with Sofia Robinson and David Gawith, Youth delegates from New Zealand. IndyAct - League of Independent Activists

Sofia Robinson and David Gawith from the New Zealand Youth Delegation talk about the action youth groups held in Doha to ensure the voices of unrepresented young people were brought to the conference.

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Interview with Comrade Saka Waheed, Secretary of Climate and Environmental Initiative. Nurses Across the Borders

Saka Waheed urges additional, tangible action, including a proactive policy and strategy to combat climate change.

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Interview with Jacob von Uexkull Founder and Chair of the World Future Council

Jakob Von Uexkull talks about the need to create new money to save the climate. He says it is absurd that we are about the destabilise the climate because we say there is no money, when there are means of creating new money.

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Interview with Florence Bernard from the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry

Florence Bernard explains her view that the private sector has a significant role to play in the REDD+ programme.

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Interview with Kyle Gracey, member of the Board of Directors of SustainUS. 

Kyle Gracey, part of the board of directors for US Youth for Sustainable Development (SustainUS), explains how young people are tackling climate change both inside and outside of UN negotiations.

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Interview with Chief Adam Tempuni, Cashew Farmer from Ghana. Fairtrade International

Chief Adam Tempuni explains how climate change affects his community and why more support for adaptation is a must.

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Interview with Patrice Burger, Executive Director of Centre d'Actions et de Réalisations Internationales. Planete Urgence

Patrice Burger, Executive Director of Centre d'Actions et de Réalisations Internationales (CARI) explains how climate change is reflected in drylands but that these stressed areas can also form part of the solution.

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Interview with Adrian Rimmer, CEO of the Gold Standard Foundation

Adrian Rimmer says there is a desire for market based approaches to tackling climate change and many current challenges are structural problems. He accepts that there have been problems with market interventions into issues of land use, but explains that his organisation aim to define best practice, and create trust in carbon mechanisms, working with a number of different stakeholders.

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Interview with Gunnar Boye Olesen, Coordinator of Inforse Sustainable Energy. International Network for Sustainable Energy

Gunnar Boye Olesen describes how moving to 100% renewable energy in 20 years time is feasible and economically beneficial for countries in the EU. He says that in order to make this transition, there first needs to be the political will to promote sustainability to overcome vested interests in old habits and inefficient technologies.

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Interview with Paul Fennell, Senior lecturer on Carbon Capture Storage. Imperial College

Paul Fennell talks about the process of carbon capture and storage and the important role it will play if the world continues to emit greenhouse gas emissions

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Interview with Comrade Ayodele Adewale, Lord Mayor of Amuwo Odofin Lagos. UN of Youth Network

Comrade Ayodele Adewale talks about the work that is being done at city level to prevent climate change and environmental degradation.

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