Planet Gore

Looks Like They’ll Sign Something

Times of London:

1548 Right, key points from the new Copenhagen Accord:

Worldwide emission cuts of 50 per cent on 1990 levels by 2050

Developed world emission cuts of 80 per cent by 2050. Individual country targets to be confirmed in an appendix. The aggregate cut of developed nations in comparison to 1990 and 2005 baselines have yet to be defined, but that would fall into place once individual numbers are confirmed.

Emerging economies to work towards targets representing a cut in projected “business as usual” emissions of between 15 to 30 per cent. “Some of these actions are taken unilaterally while some are conditional on financial, technology and capacity-building support.”

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