12 Dec '11, 9am

Businesses hail 'great result' at Durban Summit

Business leaders have broadly welcomed the last-gasp international deal agreed in the early hours of the Durban Summit yesterday morning, which for the first time commits all countries to signing on to a new legally bound climate change treaty. In dramatic scenes, Ministers reached an agreement on a new text almost 36 hours after the scheduled close of the two week summit. FURTHER READING Durban delivers "historic" last-gasp climate deal Durban Climate Summit - all the latest The text, known as the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, will see the EU and a handful of other countries extend the Kyoto Protocol into a second commitment period, allowing for the continuation of emission reduction initiatives enabled by the treaty such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). In return all countries agreed to deliver a new protocol, another legal instrument, or an "agreed outco...

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