Former Irish President Mary Robinson: Climate Change the Biggest Issue of Our Time
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Former Irish President Mary Robinson: Climate Change the Biggest Human
Rights Issue of Our Time
Democracy Now: December 04, 2012
Guest: Mary <http://www.democracynow.org/appearances/mary_robinson>
Robinson, president of the Mary Robinson FoundationClimate Justice. She
served as president of Ireland from 1990 to 1997 and U.N. high commissioner
for human rights from 1997 to 2002. She is a member of the Elders and the
Club of Madrid and the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including
the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama.
AMY GOODMAN: We begin todays show from the U.N. climate change summit right
here in Doha with Mary Robinson. She was the first female president of
Ireland and former U.N. high commissioner for human rights. Today she heads
the Mary Robinson FoundationClimate Justice.