Expectations low for future climate change deal
In the wake of the disappointing outcome at the UN climate change summit in Copenhagen last month, uncertainty about a future deal weighs heavily on the shoulders of climate experts, environmentalists and some politicians. The UN would like a binding deal in place by the end of this year. A failure to reach an agreement for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions – or even a 12 month delay – could have ‘catastrophic’ consequences in terms of climate change for many areas of the world. Risks associated with climate change apply to even relatively safe countries like the UK.
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Al Jazeera English – Future of climate talks unclear
by Graham Land