Interviews from Quito: Latin America and Climate Change

Gregory Wilpert talks to Ecuador’s new environment minister, Daniel Ortega, about the position that Latin American and Caribbean countries are arguing at the COP 21 climate summit in Paris. Ortega has been deeply involved in UN climate negotiations for years and helped to coordinate the joint stance of the CELAC countries.

Interviews from Quito – Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice

Fander Falconi, PhD in Ecological Economics, talks about climate change and the challenges of the Paris COP 21. Falconi puts the blame for climate change on rich nations and over-consuming elite. In order to face the economic crisis, wealthy nations must do an additional effort to slash emissions.