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Durban climate talks significant but too weak to prevent global warming threat says Friends of the Earth

December 11th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth warns that the outcomes of the Durban climate talks are significant but too weak to prevent dangerous global warming. The current plans fall far short of the action scientists tell us is needed to slash emissions to prevent a five degree warming in global temperatures. This will leave millions at threat […]

Global agreement on a roadmap to a legally binding climate treaty

December 11th, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

The UN climate talks in South Africa have been heralded a success after a climate change deal was struck in the early hours of Sunday morning. One hundred and ninety-four parties have spent the past two weeks in Durban discussing how to cut emissions to limit global temperature rise to below two degrees to avoid […]

DECC says that Cancún conference breakthrough puts climate deal back on track

December 13th, 2010 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

“A global climate deal is in the UK’s national interest and Cancún shows other countries also want to get on with getting an international deal,” said Chris Huhne, UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change. Chris Huhne welcomed the agreement made at the international climate change summit in Cancún, describing the deal as […]