COP17 UPDATE: Durban’s Last Day and No Agreement is Signed

December 9, 2011 by  
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As the COP17 conference in Durban winds to a close today, we’re still left without a major global agreement on how to reduce emissions and stall global climate change. The focus today has been on a proposed “roadmap” for future discussions on emissions reductions drawn up by the European Union that is vague enough that there are hopes it could be signed by many of the delegates in attendance in Durban. Even then, the United States, China and India are saying that this so-called “roadmap” goes against their personal demands. Read the rest of COP17 UPDATE: Durban’s Last Day and No Agreement is Signed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon market , carbon markets , carbon solutions , Climate Change , climate change talks , cop17 , durban , durban climate conference , durban climate talks , global warming , international agreement , largest emitters , un climate change , un climate conference , unfccc , united nations framework conference on climate change

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COP17 DURBAN UPDATE: Developing Countries Snag Talks on Issue of Carbon Markets

December 8, 2011 by  
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On this second to last day of COP17, a new piece of the puzzle that explains why this year’s United Nation Climate Talks are likely to end in a stalemate tomorrow , has emerged. Developing nations from around the world are whole-heartedly resisting the notion that a carbon market could be part of their individual solutions. In a media conference with Jeff Hayward, director of the ClimateProgram at the Rainforest Alliance , the issue of developing nations buying into a system of measuring, reporting and marketing carbon has just manifested as one of the many cruxes of the debate. Though in the press the big players like the United States and China have been getting all of the negative light, it seems that everyone at the table is looking to cool the Earth in a way that suits their own personal demands. Read the rest of COP17 DURBAN UPDATE: Developing Countries Snag Talks on Issue of Carbon Markets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon market , carbon markets , carbon solutions , Climate Change , climate change talks , cop17 , durban , durban climate conference , durban climate talks , global warming , international agreement , largest emitters , un climate change , un climate conference , unfccc , united nations framework conference on climate change

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