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The issue of who will provide funding to assist developing nations in reducing carbon emissions has emerged as a significant challenge during a five-day UN climate meeting concluding Friday in Bonn.
The new global climate treaty, set to be agreed upon by the end of the year, needs strong commitments from wealthier nations to making drastic cuts in CO2 emissions by 2020.
China refused on Wednesday to submit to demands that wealthy nations commit to significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions during upcoming climate change negotiations in Copenhagen this December.
Despite Indiaâ€™s opposition to binding carbon emission cuts and difficulty accepting scientific evidence about global warming, it claimed to be committed to coming to an agreement on battling climate change during the upcoming UN summit in Copenhagen.
Current methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions have limitations that make it difficult to monitor CO2 emissions and verify an international climate treaty, says a new National Research Council letter report to the administrator of NASA, Charles F. Bolden Jr.
The US climate bill would allow states that are profoundly dependant on greenhouse-gas releases fuels to have more carbon credits on a per capita basis.
Offers REAL Transportation Solutions to GHG Emissions WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new website is being launched by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials to highlight strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation.
Germany announced that a French notion to charge "carbon tariffs" on items from countries that will not reduce greenhouse gases is a form of "eco-imperialism," and an obvious breach of WTO rules.
The chasm further widened between rich and poor nations as dialogue centered on how to approach the climate change has turned into debate.
According to a UN official, the United States has undergone a change of opinion on climate change and is now on a path toward â€œstrong climate action.â€