Tougher Measures Will Help Meet Kyoto 2012 Greenhouse Gas Goals: UN

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The U.N. climate change bureau said on Tuesday, industrialized nations can reach 2012 United Nations goals to reduce green house gas emissions if they take tougher measures.

“Industrialized countries that have ratified the … Kyoto Protocol can still reach their legally-binding emissions targets,” the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said to mark the February 16 first anniversary.

Information filed in early 2006 by rich nations showed “significant progress” in working out new policies and rules of the U.N.’s Kyoto Protocol, a year after the on reining in emissions from burning fossil fuels entered into force.

Extra measures in combating greenhouse gas emissions include investing in clean energy projects in the developing world. It ranges from hydropower plants in Honduras to solar energy schemes in China. Firms can win credits that count against emissions back home, under such projects

Via: Reuters

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