11 Dec '11, 3am

STATEMENT: A Climate Deal Comes Together in Durban

As the climate talks concluded today, Parties agreed to move forward with a “Durban Package” that includes a pathway forward on a legally-binding instrument for all countries, an agreement on a second commitment for the Kyoto Protocol, and a set of decisions to implement the Cancun Agreements, including the Green Climate Fund. Following is a statement by Jennifer Morgan, Director, Climate and Energy Program, World Resources Institute: “A roller-coaster two weeks ended with a major climate deal in Durban. Significantly, countries will now negotiate a legally-binding agreement covering both developed and developing countries by 2015, which would cover post-2020 emissions targets and actions. However, there was little progress to close the significant gap between countries’ emissions levels and what’s needed to stay within two degrees Celsius of warming. “Durban represented a...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/press/2011/12/statement-climate-deal-c...

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