WASHINGTON (Rooters agency) – There are increasing signs of friction between the US and its close Australian ally, apparently caused by different approaches to negotiations on climate change. 411 more words
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Earlier this year, the German government announced a number changes to the ways that obligated parties would be regulated from 2015 onwards.
In short, obligated parties would no longer have a volumetric quota (x% of fuels distributed to be “renewable”), but would instead have a carbon saving quota (set at 3% GHG, from 2017 at 4.5% GHG and 7% GHG from 2020). 1,677 more words
On Sunday morning, following two nights of intense negotiations at the UN Climate Summit in Lima, all nations approved the final negotiating text and delivered an agreement that has a chance to succeed. 204 more words
Yesterday I calculated my carbon footprint and then made a donation to The Nature Conservancy that ‘offset’ my greenhouse gases for this year.
Unfortunately, offsetting emissions is not a solution to the environmental issues resulting from our lifestyles and consumption patterns: only decreasing actual emissions does this. 31 more words