Un Deal Extends Kyoto Protocol

Delegates at UN climate talks in Qatar agree to extend the Kyoto Protocol on fighting global warming until 2020, avoiding a major new setback.

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    The so-called Doha deal extends the Kyoto Protocol and promises to look at compensation for poorer countries affected by climate change. As part of the EU, the UK will be committed to the new carbon targets under the second commitment period of the Kyoto ...
    12/8/2012 - 10:02 pm | View Link
  • Friends of the Earth: UN climate agreement 'an empty deal'
    The deal extends the Kyoto Protocol to 2020 - it is the only legally-binding plan for combating global warming. Andy Atkins, the executive director of environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth, criticised the agreement as an "empty deal".
    12/8/2012 - 7:49 am | View Link
  • UN deal extends Kyoto Protocol by eight years
    Doha: Almost 200 nations extended on Saturday a weakened plan for fighting global warming until 2020, averting a new setback to two decades of UN efforts that have failed to halt rising world greenhouse gas emissions. The eight-year extension of the Kyoto ...
    12/8/2012 - 5:08 am | View Link
  • UN climate deal passed in Doha, extended Kyoto accord
    DOHA, Qatar - A UN conference passed a package of agreements on Saturday, December 8, combating climate change and extended the life of the Kyoto Protocol, the only binding pact on curbing Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, its chairman said.
    12/8/2012 - 4:24 am | View Link
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