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Climate Change Studio - 29 November | Durban Climate Change Conference - November 2011
 
Time 29 November

13:00

Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. John Drexhage from the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)

John Drexhage, Director of Climate Change at the ICMM talks about counteracting the image the mining industry has at the climate change debates.

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13:20 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop from the World Preservation Foundation

Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop, Executive Director of the World Preservation Foundation spoke at the Climate Change Studio about connecting the dots between sustainability issues.

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 13:30 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Tom Youngman from the UK Youth Climate Coalition

Tom Youngman visited the Climate Change Studio to tell us why he still has faith in the Kyoto Protocol, and explains the plans he and his colleagues have to put pressure on UK diplomats at COP17.

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 14:00 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Dr. Olivier Arino Senior Advisor of the European Space Agency (ESA)

The European Space Agency’s Dr Olivier Arino, Senior Advisor for the Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, explains the role of satellite imagery in building a clearer picture of climate change and its effects.

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 15:00 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Professor Simon R Molesworth Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO)

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15:15 

Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. Itshack Moshe from the Land Development Authority of Israel 

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 15:30 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Dr. Ho Chin Siong from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Professor Chin Siong Ho, Professor at the University Teknologi of Malaysia hopped onto the Climate Change Studio  to talk about the importance of research and development in tackling climate change, and explains why it does not need to be an expensive transition.

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 16:00 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Prof. Richard J. T. Klein, Senior Research Fellow from the Stockholm Environment Institute

Climate risk expert Professor Richard Klein from the Stockholm Environment Institute gives us his thoughts on what an acceptable level of risk is, adaptation financing and his analysis on the talks so far.

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 16:20 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Miguel Sossa from the ERB Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise

Is the US getting a tough deal out here? Miguel Sossa from the University of Michigan came into the Climate Change Studio to argue that while the USA’s negotiating position might not impress many delegates, there is plenty within the country to be optimistic about.

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 16:40 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Ms. Marcia Levaggi, Manager of the Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat, Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Marcia Levaggi, manager of the Adaptation Fund Board talks about the funding shortage facing adaptation efforts.

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 17:00 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. Will Vanderbilt from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, McGill University

Will Vanderbilt from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group at McGill University presents some interesting research analysing the changing lives of indigenous communities in northern Canada.

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 17:20 Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. Mark Bynoe, Environmental / Resource Economist from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center

The Carribean already experiences savage hurricanes on an annual basis, but these are scheduled to increase if climate change is allowed to develop unchecked. Mark Bynoe from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre tells us about climate change response in the region.

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18:00  Climate Change Studio
Interview with Mr. Francois D'Adesky, Representative of the field office in South Africa of the United Nations Industrial and Development Organization (UNIDO) 

Mr. Francois D’Adesky from the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation provides us with his analysis of how industry can develop a long-term low-carbon strategy

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