Increase in greenhouse gas emissions in Europe

Increase in greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, scientists have proved

Greenhouse gas emissions have increased over the last year in Europe, but the EU continues to be guided by fixed quotas Kyoto agreement.

For the year 2010 in Europe, an increase in emissions of 2.4%, while in 2009 was 7% decline. This is explained by the general economic growth and the long winter season, due to which the use of fuels for heating was increased.

The 1990 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10.7% proved to be much higher than the required 8% in the period 2008-2012. Unilaterally end the

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USA: Climate change requires urgent action

03.06.2004

03.06.2004

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In the Hollywood film The Day after Tomorrow, which premiered last week in the way of the warm Gulf Stream stand concealing the polar ice caps. As a result, Europe and the United States is entering a new ice age. This disaster film is an illustration of what

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Russia in 2020 will reduce greenhouse emissions by 25%, confirmed Medvedev

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev confirmed that by 2020 Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% compared to 1990 levels.

"I confirm that by 2020 greenhouse gas emissions in Russia will be 25% below the level of 1990," — said Medvedev, speaking at a conference on sustainable development climate.

He expressed the hope that other countries will also meet their obligations.

Medvedev added that Russia is ready to be a member of a global agreement on greenhouse gas emissions.

"But it is global, which will be open to all, not the individual's major economies," — he said. Developing countries, China

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Russia fell in the climate rating in 56th place out of 61

Russia due to a lack of effective climate policy and the growth in greenhouse gas emissions fell in the ranking of climatic "champions" at the 56 th place out of 61, losing one position from last year, it should be a new version of the climate rating of Climate Change Performance Index 2013.

Index calculated by the analytical group Germanwatch, considers 13 indicators of the three main groups — the current levels of greenhouse gas emissions, their current and projected dynamics and efficiency of the internal climate policy. Rating is calculated for countries, which account for at least 1% of

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Russia now does not need a tax on greenhouse gas emissions — Bedritsky

A tax on greenhouse gas emissions has not been discussed as a possible measure of the incentive to reduce their emissions in Russia, because at this stage it is not necessary, said the presidential adviser, Special Representative of the President for Climate Alexander Bedritsky.

Earlier media reported that China plans tax reform in the environmental field and, in particular, a tax on greenhouse gas emissions. Such a tax would now operates in Australia, in addition, in February of U.S. senators introduced a bill that would impose in the event of the first such tax in the history of the U.S.

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China announced that it would establish a tax on CO2 emissions

Chinese Ministry of Finance issued a statement on plans to reform the taxation in the environmental field and, in particular, a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, according to specialized media.

In a statement, head of tax policy Jia Chen writes that the government plans to replace the fee for emissions on environmental taxes, including, in particular, there will be a tax on emissions of CO2. According to Xinhua News Agency, it is assumed that these taxes will be collected by local authorities. In addition, China is considering the introduction of taxes on energy-intensive goods and manufacturing, as well as on

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Russian national goal to reduce CO2 will be determined during the week

The draft presidential decree on national targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 2020 will be finalized within a week, said RIA Novosti Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

Ministry of Natural Resources at the end of August has prepared a draft presidential decree on the approval of the target of the Russian Federation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development stated that the decree could be passed by the end of the year.

"The revision of the decree given week, during which the options will be pursued. One of them provides a flexible

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Environmentalists urged Qatar to announce targets for reducing CO2 emissions

Environmental groups at the UN conference on climate in Doha, Qatar call, who heads the negotiating process and to declare their voluntary targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the near future, officials said Climate Action Network on Monday.

More than 17,000 delegates, experts and journalists gathered in the capital of Qatar, to attend a UN conference on climate change. As expected, the main themes of a two-week meeting, which opened on November 26, will be the conditions of the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol and its mechanisms for raising funds in the Green Climate Fund.

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Scientists thought the earth benefits from the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

Scientists have calculated that the damage to the ecology of the planet can be 65% less if you manage to keep greenhouse gas emissions and the resulting global warming within stipulated by the UN Climate Conference, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

UN conference on climate change held in December 2012 in Doha (Qatar). It was decided that the human race needs to take urgent measures to keep average temperatures on the planet within two degrees Celsius over the period to 2100. Thus one of the main mechanisms must be tightly controlled, reducing greenhouse gas

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The world does not succeed in stabilizing greenhouse gas emissions by 2015

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