SAIIA Podcast 29: COP20 and Climate Change in Africa

1 December 2014 marks the opening of the 20th annual Conference of Parties of the Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20), in Lima, Peru. Dr Agathe Maupin, SAIIA’s Climate Change expert, has attended several previous COP meetings, and will be in Lima for the next two weeks.

We asked her:

  • Why is this COP, COP20, so important?
  • What are some of the challenges that will be facing negotiators at this COP?
  • Specifically for South Africa and Africa, what is being looked for from this COP?
  • In your opinion, what would be a successful outcome for this COP?

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