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Climate change and global commons Part 1/9

Climate change and global commons Part 1/9 9-10:30am, 24 June, 2009 Everyone relies on global commons. But the poor and a number of indigenous populations rely more heavily on global commons, such as water, forests and fisheries, than other groups. Climate change and asymmetric economic development seriously impact on the availability of these. How can access to such resources be protected in order to safeguard lifeline support? How could a new global climate deal guarantee fair access to global commons? To what extent can global commons also contribute to solutions for tackling climate change? Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General, IUCN Pavan Sukhdev, Director, Global Markets Division, Deutsche Bank India; Study Leader, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB); Project Leader, Green Economy, UNEP Mathis Wackernagel, Executive Director, Global Footprint Network Stephen Wells, President, Desert Research Institute of the Nevada System of Higher Education Moderated by David Shukman, BBC World In kind partnership with the IUCN
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