29/11/2010 Deixe um comentário
U.S., EU Expect Limited Progress at Climate Talks, No Treaty
Bloomberg – 29/11/2010
U.S. and European Union envoys said they expect progress on forming a $100 billion fund to fight global warming and on protecting forests at climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, though no treaty will be agreed.
“We come here with a sense of realism,” said Peter Wittoeck, climate negotiator for Belgium, which holds the rotating presidency of the 27-nation EU. “This will have to be an incremental step.”
The comments, at the start of two weeks of meetings involving more than 190 nations, suggest there’s not enough political backing for an accord to limit an increase in the temperature of the atmosphere to 2 degrees Celsius, said Christiana Figueres, the UN’s chief envoy leading the talks. Saiba mais