The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change

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The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change

World leaders will gather in Paris later this month for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.

Officials from the Pacific Islands say their very existence is threatened and are urging industrialized nations to take action now. People of vulnerable parts of the world say their people are threatened by rising seas, violent storms and disease.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt1

The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt1

World leaders will gather in Paris later this month for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Officials from the Pacific Islands say their very existence is threatened and are urging industrialized nations to take action now. People of vulnerable parts of the world say their people are threatened by rising seas, violent storms and disease. CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

A panel of guests joined The Heat to discuss the fate of vulnerable parts of the world that are threatened by climate change:

The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt2

The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt2

World leaders will gather in Paris later this month for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Officials from the Pacific Islands say their very existence is threatened and are urging industrialized nations to take action now. People of vulnerable parts of the world say their people are threatened by rising seas, violent storms and disease. A panel of guests joined The Heat to discuss the fate of vulnerable parts of the world that are threatened by climate change: Christina Deconcini is the director of Government Affairs at the World Resources Institute, which is an organization dedicated to global sustainability. Tyson Slocum is the Director of the Energy Program at Public Citizen, which is a consumer advocacy organization. Jeffrey Salim Waheed is the Maldives’ Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Saleemul Huq is a Senior Fellow in the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development. John Englander is an Oceanographer and Sea Level Rise Expert.

  • Christina Deconcini is the director of Government Affairs at the World Resources Institute, which is an organization dedicated to global sustainability.
  • Tyson Slocum is the Director of the Energy Program at Public Citizen, which is a consumer advocacy organization.
  • Jeffrey Salim Waheed is the Maldives’ Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
  • Saleemul Huq is a Senior Fellow in the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development.
  • John Englander is an Oceanographer and Sea Level Rise Expert.
The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt3

The Heat: UN nations tackle climate change pt3

World leaders will gather in Paris later this month for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. Officials from the Pacific Islands say their very existence is threatened and are urging industrialized nations to take action now. People of vulnerable parts of the world say their people are threatened by rising seas, violent storms and disease. A panel of guests joined The Heat to discuss the fate of vulnerable parts of the world that are threatened by climate change: Christina Deconcini is the director of Government Affairs at the World Resources Institute, which is an organization dedicated to global sustainability. Tyson Slocum is the Director of the Energy Program at Public Citizen, which is a consumer advocacy organization. Jeffrey Salim Waheed is the Maldives’ Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Saleemul Huq is a Senior Fellow in the Climate Change Group at the International Institute for Environment and Development. John Englander is an Oceanographer and Sea Level Rise Expert.