COP21 News: Interview with Kennedy Graham – MP for the Green Party of New Zealand

Kennedy Graham, a Green Member of New Zealand’s Parliament (and a COP-veteran), believes that Fabius’ schedule is unrealistic, because “at these UN meetings it’s down to the wire on the last day”. Kennedy believes that every country is right now playing poker, and said that “we’ve got a kind of cognitive dissonance here: you can’t solve a problem of the global commons by traditional 19th/20th century diplomacy, of trade style, where you have 196 states‘ parties all claiming national sovereignty.” Watch the full interview with Kennedy Graham here:

 


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