31 May '11, 9am

BASIC nations again demand Kyoto extension

The world's largest emerging economies have again stressed they remain on a collision course with many developed countries over the future of the Kyoto Protocol, insisting the controversial treaty must be extended when it lapses next year. Meeting in South Africa ahead of next week's latest round of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, ministers from the so-called BASIC nations – Brazil, South Africa, Indian and China – again stressed that any international treaty is dependent on rich countries agreeing to a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. FURTHER READING Worst ever carbon emissions leave climate on the brink UN: Failure to recycle rare metals is damaging green economy A number of industrialised countries, including Japan, Russia and the US, have stated unequivocally that they will not sign up to an extension of the Kyoto Protocol on the grounds that it has f...

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