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At a United Nations climate change conference, Martin Khor explains presents how to fairly share the burden of actions to reduce greenhouse gases between industrialized and developing nations considering that the historical responsibility of the climate crisis lies mostly with industrialized nations (known as “Annex 1 countries” in climate negotiation parlance).
See accompanying slides2
- Technical briefing on historical responsibility as a guide to future action to address climate change 3
- Running time
- 13m 26s
- June 04, 2008
- About Martin Khor
Martin Khor became Executive Director of the South Centre on 1 March 2009. Prior to this, he was the Director of the Third World Network, a leading developing-country civil society organization involved in research and publications in trade, environment and development issues. He was also the Editor of the South-North Development Monitor (SUNS). He is a member of the United Nations Committee on Development Policy.
A former economist and university lecturer, he is also an advisor and consultant to a number of United Nations agencies and other important international bodies. Dr Khor is author of several books on WTO reform, international trade and the global economy.
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- Full video from UNFCC which includes the whole session, including other speakers. Martin Khor’s session is 14mins 15sec into the video.4
- Accompanying slides5
- Climate Justice and Equity6
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- Global Issues: “Climate Justice and Equity”, Last updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, http://www.globalissues.org/article/231/climate-justice-and-equity