12 Dec '11, 10pm

BREAKING: Canada Pulls Out of Kyoto Protocol

BREAKING: Canada Pulls Out of Kyoto Protocol

The United Nation's Environment Program's recent update to its Bridging the Emissions Gap report shows the result of Durban's non-decision. To give the planet (that’s us, folks) a "likely" chance of limiting global warming below 2C, global human-caused emissions need to peak at about 44 Gt of greenhouse gases by 2020. But those UN analysts and scientists for Climate Analytics , say current pledges on emissions will instead see the world emitting more like 55 Gt by then. This looks like a commitment to warm the planet by about 3C by the end of the century. BBC science correspondent Richard Black says some analysts are projecting that current pledges will in fact deliver 4C of global warming. Yet the science suggests that a world warmed by 2C, considered the threshold for "dangerous" climate change, is still a radically changed place. Among some of the probable impacts in a ...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/breaking-canada-pulls-out-kyoto...

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