Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Question Time on Climate Change

"future economic growth requires us to tackle this issue successfully" (William Hague, Foreign Secretary)

"climate change undermines the basis for achieving the MDG" (Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko, South Africa)

"when means of income generation suddenly disappear because of flooding [people's] means to educate their children disappear before they eyes" (Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko)

Climate change offers new business opportunities - for example E-idea, Jakarta (Martin Davidson, Chief Executive of the British Council.

Need to reduce carbon emissions without compromising growth, poverty or job creation (Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko)

"[Climate change] is a reality that we experience every day" (Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko)

Watch it HERE.


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