Interventions made at the Environment Committee Meeting of the German Parliament
by Pa Ousman Jarju, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group in the UNFCCC Negotiations
7 November 2012
Honourable members of the Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.
It is my pleasure to take the opportunity of this parliamentary hearing on upcoming UN climate change negotiations in Doha, to express the shared views of the 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on our expectations.
Least Developed Countries are already heavily affected by climate change, and scientific predictions indicate that coming decades will increase the pressure on already poor and vulnerable communities. We have hardly contributed to the current changes in climate, but it is our countries and people who are suffering the most from droughts, flooding and unpredictable weather changes. Read the rest of this entry »