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Climate Change Studio - 30 November | Doha Climate Change Conference - November 2012
 
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Interview with Ian McGregor Lecturer at the University of Technology of Sydney. Afghanistan

Ian McGregor discusses his work as an advisor to the Afghan negotiators at COP18, and the challenges the Least Developed Countries face at UN Climate Talks despite being the most vulnerable to climate change.

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Interview with Giza Gaspar Martins, Coordinator of the Autoridade Nacional Designada, Ministerio do Ambiente. Angola

Giza Gaspar Martins talks about the vulnerability of Angola to changes in weather patterns, arable lands and other climate change effects.

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Interview with Amina Ibrahim Hassan from the Environment Friends Society. Qatar Sustainability Network

Amina Ibrahim Hassan describes how educating youth with traditional environmental is a priority for a sustainable future in the Arab region.

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Interview with Jeff Hayward, Director of the Rainforest Alliance

Jeff Hayward describes the success that is being seen in the reduction of deforestation worldwide.

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Interview with John Mberi, Board Chairman of the Rural Electrification Agency

Engineer Jhon Mberi describes the work being undertaken in Zimbabwe to shift the energy system from coal and large-scale hydropower to renewable generation.

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Interview with Gerald C. Nelson, Senior Research Fellow of the International Food Policy Research Institute

Gerald C. Nelson, Senior Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI says farmers must be armed with the right information if they are to adapt to climate change.

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Interview with Jonah Busch, Climate and Forest Economist from the Conservation International

Jonah Busch describes how work to protect forests must take into account more than just their role in mitigating climate change.

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Interview with Robert Dixon, Chief Negotiator of the Global Environment Facility

Bob Dixon reflects on the last twenty years of the UNFCCC process.

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Interview with Stephanie Hodge, Programme Education Specialist from the United Nations Childrens Fund

Stephanie Hodge agues that a complete transformation is needed in climate change education and explains how UNICEF plans to drive that.

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Interview with Stephane Pouffary, President of Energies 2050. Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Stephane Pouffary talks about the interconnectedness of climate issues. He says his organisation does not work on separate issues but tries to use a more rounded approach to the low carbon transition.

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Interview with Suzanna Anstine Norbeck and Gregg B. Walker from Mediators Beyond Borders

Suzanna Anstine Norbeck from the MBB Ambassadors Programme and Gregg Walker, Co-director of Mediators Beyond Borders talk about needing to encourage mediation in the UN climate talks.

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Interview with Lena Dominelli from International Association of Schools of Social Work 

Professor Lena Dominelli of explains the key role social workers can play in mobilising people to act on climate change.

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Interview with Barbara J. Ryan, Secretary Director of teh Group on Earth Observations

Barbara Ryan taks about the need to democratise data, particularly when it comes to climate change.

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Interview with Arend Kuster, Managing Director of Qscience. Qatar Sustainability Network 

Arend Kuster talks about the importance of strong peer reviewed processes for climate research and the need to have more data available under open access systems.

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Interview with George Awudi from Friends of the Earth Ghana. Pan African Climate Justice Alliance

George Awudi, Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, says it is time for developed countries to deliver on their promises or leave Africa to continue to suffer at the hands of climate change

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Interview with John O. Niles Director of Forests and Climate from the World Wildlife Fund

John O’Niles, Director of Climate Change Program at WWF talks about the scaling up of the REDD+ scheme to halt deforestation. He describes the scheme as one of the most immediate positive developments that countries can work on to fight climate change.

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Interview with Piers M de F Foster, Professor of Physical Climate of teh University of Leads. Center for Low Carbon Future 

Piers Forster, Professor of Physical Climate Change at Leeds University talks about the issue of food security and how this will be affected by climate change.

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Interview with Tepa Suaesi Environmental Planning Officer for the Secretariat of Pacific Regional Environment Program. Samoa

Tepa Suaesi talks about the high vulnerability of the Pacific Islands. He says the next century will be critical for island communities’ survival. 

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Interview with Junichi Fujino, Ho Chin Siong and Azraai Kassim from the University  of Technology of Malaysia

Doctor Ho Chin Siong, Professor at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Junichi Fujino, Senior Researcher at Asia Low-Carbon Society and Mohd Azraai Kassim, Vice President at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia talk about their work encouraging low-carbon development across Asia.

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Interview with Zaid Shopeju Project Director of Zero Carbon Africa. Association Actions Vitales pour le developpement durable

Zaid Shopeju talks about their work in trying to boost the awareness of environmental degradation and climate change in Nigeria. He says just 1% of the Nigerian population are aware of such issues.

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Interview with J. Coosje Hoogendoorn, Director General of the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

Dr J Coosje Hoogendoorn from talks about the important role Bamboo could play as one of the fastest growing plants in the world.

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Interview with Xie Zheng from the organization Don't Eat Friends. Brighter Green

Xie Zheng, Founder of Don’t Eat Friends talks about the issue of waste. He says there are a lot of products we only use once and we have to change the way we consume products.

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Interview with Dan Hamza-Goodacre from Climate and Development Knowledge Network. Leadership for Environment and Development International

Dan Hamsa-Goodacre  talks about the network’s latest project aimed at aiding developed countries be more influential within climate finance negotiations.

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Interview with David Turnbull Campaigns Director of Oil Change Inernational

David Turnbull talks about the need to remove fossil fuel subsidies. He says that their estimates put these subsides at $1 trillion per year.

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