09 May '11, 9am

Industrialised nations miss UN climate funding deadline

Rich countries have been accused of missing a key UN deadline to provide details on the latest round of 'fast start' funding that should be made available to developing countries. According to Reuters reports this morning, only Russia and Ukraine have met the 1 May deadline, agreed at last year's Cancun Climate Change Summit, to provide letters detailing their short-term funding plans. FURTHER READING United Nations rallies private sector for forestry protection investment UN hails CDM milestone with 3,000th offset project Even then the documents confirm only that neither country feels it is required to provide a contribution to the $30bn 'fast start' fund that is meant to operate between 2010 and 2012. A host of developed countries, including the US, Japan and many EU nations, have agreed to contribute to the $30bn fund, with some financing having already been provided la...

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