01 Dec '11, 2am

In #Durban 340 firms urging world leaders 2 limit global temperature rises to below 2°C

The Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change has confirmed that over 340 companies from 38 countries have now signed up to its latest Communiqué calling on the world's governments to take ambitious action to limit average global temperature increases to below 2°C. The 2°C Challenge Communiqué will be formally launched at the Durban Summit next week in a move designed to step up pressure on diplomats as they attempt to broker a new global agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions. FURTHER READING Don’t let the green gloom get you down Kyoto will emerge from Durban on life support, predicts green group The Communiqué builds on the previous Copenhagen and Durban Communiqués released at the past two UN climate change summits, and calls on governments to make "visible progress" towards a new international treaty, arguing that "without this agreement, business lacks the clarit...

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