New commitments from poorer countries to stem climate change

23 March, 2011 by (comments)

An impressive dossier of pledges from developing nations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions has just been released by the United Nations, Bloomsberg Businessweek reports. The proposals include Mongolia embracing solar power, Costa Rica becoming carbon neutral, and the Central Africa Republic expanding its forests. They follow on from the agreements reached at the 2010 Cancun climate conference (COP16), and in manyRead More …

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UN committed to making Cancun count

1 March, 2011 by (comments)

Just launched, The Cancun Agreements website will monitor progress towards the climate change targets agreed at the United Nations COP16 conference in Cancun, Mexico, in December last year. The site outlines specific commitments relating to mitigation and adaptation, as well as national financial and technological contributions to address climate change. It also includes a timeline of important dates and a section onRead More …

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