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Friday, April 18, 2014
The current protocol commits industrialised nations and the European Community to reduce their emissions of four greenhouse gases.
Negotiators at the 18th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change could give it a new lease of life under a second commitment period to begin in January 2013.
Peter Odhengo, coordinator of Greening Kenya Initiative, says some of the developed countries that have been buying time to implement emissions reductions want to use the upcoming deadline as an opportunity to end Kyoto and we are saying ‘No’. /IPS (END//2012)