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Panelists discuss Latin American climate change efforts

In anticipation of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held in Paris in December, speakers from various institutions gathered at the Joukowsky Forum of the Watson Institute for International Studies Wednesday to discuss the progress of climate change efforts in Latin America.

The panelists included Walter Vergara, senior fellow at the World Resources Institute, Mariana Panuncio, director of climate change at the World Wildlife Fund, Jorge Gastelumendi, senior policy adviser at The Nature Conservancy and J. Timmons Roberts, professor of environmental studies and sociology. The event was organized by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the University's climate and development lab, funded by the Fundacion Botin and moderated by Guy Edwards, research fellow and co-director of lab.

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