The talks in South Africa on climate change close to success

In the negotiations on climate change taking place in Durban, South African, there is some progress. Delegates said that the text of the treaty can be agreed upon today.

However, given the fact that the negotiations were delayed for a day, there is concern that some of the men in Durban Ministers will be forced to return home, and did not sign the final text.

To concrete agreements scheduled to begin in 2015.

Many countries in the EU and other regions of the world that are vulnerable to global warming, are unhappy with the outcome of the summit. They believe that by that time it will be too late to change, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions must begin much earlier.

Despite the fact that many members of the organization called for a comprehensive, legally binding agreement, the draft agreement Durban such liabilities are not marked.

However, it recorded a gap between the stated purpose of limiting the growth of the average temperature on earth to two degrees Celsius and real policies to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

The debate on Friday was delayed until after midnight. On Saturday, the conference should complete the job.

Proponents of a clear plan to combat global warming, in addition to the EU, are a number of micro-states, and other less developed countries.

"We are not happy with this project, — the representative of Grenada to the United Nations Dessima Williams. — He does not put enough meaningful goals, the legal conditions are too vague, and designated time will not fit."

"Most of the changes will take effect after 2020, for us it will be too late" — summed up the delegate.

The so-called micro-Union-islands (Aosis), which includes the Grenada, offered his own version of the document also does not name any specific time period for entry into force, but it is assumed that this will happen well before 2020.

According to activists, Greenpeace, the industrialized countries' fry over low heat for Africa "

The project, in particular, obliges national governments to cut subsidies to the mining operations, increase energy efficiency and reduce the total amount of carbon emissions in the shipping and aviation.

The final version of the document was the result of a compromise between the hard fight against greenhouse emissions and the U.S., China, India and Brazil, who fear that such measures will slow down economic growth.

Global climate change threatens most of all Africa, already suffering from widespread poverty and food shortages.

On Friday, the front of the building, where negotiations, a demonstration of local activists Greenpeace, demanding "listening to the people, not the polluters of the environment."

As stated during the campaign Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo, unless urgent and decisive action, "a number of UN member states could disappear off the map."

Research and expert opinions on the causes of climate change differ. Some specialists explain them by natural causes, and predicts that by 2050, global warming will change global cooling.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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