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United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban

 

Dr. Orr Karassin of the Green Zionist Alliance at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban

 

GZA member Dr. Orr Karassin — a GZA representative on the KKL-JNF board of directors — led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 17/MOP 7) Nov. 28 — Dec. 11, 2011 in Durban, South Africa. In 2010 she led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 16/MOP 6) in Cancun, in 2009 she led the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 15/MOP 5) in Copenhagen, and in 2007 she headed the KKL-JNF delegation to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 13/MOP 3) in Bali.

 

Orr's dispatches from Durban are available here:

And a free webinar is available here:

Examining Durban: How Will the Last Climate-Change Talks Impact Jews, Israel and the World?

 

United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban

 

 

 

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- Rabbi Avraham ben Rambam

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