Video: Martin Khor: Historical Responsibility for Climate Change Emission Reduction
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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).
- Technical briefing on historical responsibility as a guide to future action to address climate change
- 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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