Climate Change

Next Kyoto Protocol phase in place from start of 2013, predicts UN climate chief

Té / 5 December 2012

Source: Irish Times - UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has confidently predicted that the conference in Doha, Qatar, “will produce a second commitment period for the Kyoto Protocol, as of January 1st, 2013”. Kyoto, the only international legally binding agreement on global warming, is due to expire on December 31st, but the European Union, Australia, Norway and other countries have pledged to renew it even without the participation of Canada, Japan and Russia.

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