Climate News October 2016

International policy developments

The Obama machine is pressing nations to ratify the Paris Agreement of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  Under this, in December last year, developed countries are to cut their emissions by 25-28 per cent. Sixty countries have ratified.  These account for 48 per cent of global emissions, hence we are well on the way to the 55 per cent needed for the treaty to come into effect ..... READ MORE