The attached table summarizes the GHG reduction pledges of 11 non-Annex1 countries, organized by type of pledge.
Please note that this information is current as of the time of posting, and may become out-of-date as countries modify their positions. Check back for the latest available information. Also note important background information in the footnotes.
Demonstrates that Current Pledges Fall Short
Los Angeles’ Metro is marketing its public transportation as if it were a private company, and the rebranding seems to be paying off.
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This bulletin provides updated context for United Nations Framework
Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) member countries on the
full range of recent U.S. climate change actions in the buildup to the Conference
of Parties (COP)-15 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
As COP-15 approaches, the world already has a precedent for how the United States and China can work together.
This framework for looking at possible outcomes of the COP-15 convention was first introduced at a press event on November 20th.
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As South Africa moves forward with its own preparations for climate change, other countries are taking note.
China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao today announced his country’s plan to cut carbon-emissions intensity 40 to 45 percent by 2020 compared to 2005 levels. The details will be presented at the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark early next month.
China’s announcement signals its commitment both to the climate conference in Copenhagen, and its intent to achieve significant domestic emissions reductions.