Australia?s Pollution U-turn Threatening Un Climate Talks - Bloomberg
Australia is expected by the UN and its trading partners to be proactive in climate negotiation, said Castellas. That has raised expectations that Australia will actually be contributing to the global effort. There will definitely be scrutiny. Scientists warn that the Earth is on track to warm more than 2 degrees Celsius since external link the industrial revolution, the fastest shift since the last ice age ended about 10,000 years ago. Japan and Canada have renounced greenhouse gas limits under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol , which applied to only industrial countries. Countries such as Germany and Poland are burning more of the dirtiest form of coal. Now the push is on to get global climate change policy back on track. Abbotts plan is http://ikeniloty.wordpress.com in the spotlight because hes hosting meetings of the Group of 20 nations this year. The November G-20 leaders summit in Brisbane comes two weeks before envoys from around the world gather in Peru for the annual UN climate talks . G-20 Agenda The U.S.
05:45:30 pm . 25 May 2014