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The EU: Climate Emitter or Committer?

By Yvo de Boer

Unfortunately, it is a truth that the climate process has been floundering for a lot of its 22-year history, and almost ground to a complete halt following the Copenhagen negotiations in 2009. However, there is light on the horizon with the Paris negotiations acting as a focal point in 2015. By spring next year, countries need to have submitted their climate targets and contributions on the table.

The first group of countries headed towards serious and considered targets is the EU. The Member States are coming together on March 20-21, 2014 to discuss the Climate Package previously announced in January. Rather …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green