Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

21 Dec 2009 08:12:02

Copenhagen climate deal unveiled



Copenhagen climate deal unveiled
The two week-long UN climate change summit resulted in a disappointing outcome for negotiators.

A deal was secured to tackle global warming after US president Barack Obama formed an initiative entitled the Copenhagen Accord with developing emerging economies including China and India.

However, UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon admitted that some nations may have felt let down by the progress of the conference in Copenhagen.

"The Copenhagen Accord may not be everything everyone had hoped for but this decision ... is an important beginning," he said.

Under the agreement, it is agreed that the average global temperature rise should be kept to under two degrees Celsius.

But critics have pointed out that the deal fails to specify the reduction needed in greenhouse gas emissions in order to achieve this.

"I wanted a stronger agreement … [These] events show the difficulty we face. We are dealing with incredibly complex issues and trying to get 192 countries signed up is not an easy task," commented energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband.

http://tinyurl.com/y9bw4eb


ADNFCR-1235-ID-19522135-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

08 Jan 2010

UK Jonathan Silver intends to bring the Copenhagen Wheel to the UK. The founder of Electric Transport & Electric Revolution. www.electricrevolution.co.uk (UK first retail electric moped/scooter store) www.e-transportgroup.com (UK importer & distributor of electric vehicles)


08 Jan 2010

UK Jonathan Silver intends to bring the Copenhagen Wheel to the UK. The founder of Electric Transport & Electric Revolution. www.electricrevolution.co.uk (UK first retail electric moped/scooter store) www.e-transportgroup.com (UK importer & distributor of electric vehicles)




Discussion Thread  

 


The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. INTRODUCTIONWest Yorkshire based Purification Products Ltd is a world leading innovator and...

  2. Belectric PV roof systems Products & Services

    Belectric designs, engineers and constructs turnkey photovoltaic (PV) solutions for roofs of...

  3. KOTRA, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, is hosting Korea’s largest environment and energy...

  4. WindTraining.net Organisations

    WindTraining.net offers Wind training for the renewable energy industry.

  5. VerySol GmbH Organisations

    VerySol GmbH is manufacturer of Solar Lights with LED technology. The range...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.