05 Dec '11, 11am

India and US accused of blocking roadmap for Durban deal - 05 Dec 2011 - News from BusinessGreen via @businessgreen

Ministers will begin gathering in Durban today, and observers have again warned that long running talks to reach an international agreement on climate change are at risk of collapse. An intensive first week of negotiations culminated on Friday with the release of a new 'roadmap' from the EU, outlining plans to extend the Kyoto Protocol and agree a parallel legally binding treaty that will set emissions reductions targets for all countries. FURTHER READING Report: Industrial emissions rise after recessionary blip Durban Climate Summit - all the latest The EU is proposing that a new treaty be agreed by 2015 and enacted by 2020, delivering binding commitments from all countries to curb emissions. Significantly, despite reservations among many developing nations that they could end up facing demanding emission reduction targets, the plan has secured high-profile support from t...

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