UN Summit Ends With Agreement to Agree in 2015: Main decisions at U.N. climate talks in Warsaw: Agreed to ‘the outlines of a deal meant to be agreed in 2015 to combat global warming’
Developed nations promised in 2009 to increase their aid to poorer countries to help them cope with climate change to $100 billion a year after 2020, from $10 billion a year in 2010-12. But in Warsaw they rejected calls to set targets for 2013-19.
A draft text merely urged developed nations to set “increasing levels” of aid, to be reviewed every two years.
LOSS AND DAMAGE
The talks agreed a new “Warsaw International Mechanism” to provide expertise, and possibly aid, to help developing nations cope with losses from extreme events related to climate change. The exact form of the mechanism will be reviewed in 2016.
PATH TO A 2015 DEAL
Countries agreed to announce plans for curbs on greenhouse gases beyond 2020 “well in advance” of a summit in Paris in December 2015 and “by the first quarter of 2015 for those in a position to do so”.
It called the submissions “intended nationally determined contributions” – the word “intended” hinting they are open to change. Many developed nations had wanted the word “commitments”.
The conference did not outline new targets for more near-term action to reduce emissions.Japan announced during the conference it had scaled back its 2020 target, aiming now for a 3.1-percent increase from 1990, compared to its previous promise of a 25-percent cut.
Talks on how to set up new market-based mechanisms to curb emissions failed because developing nations refused to advance the process unless rich countries take on tougher emissions targets. Talks will resume in the first half of next year.
Details were finalised on how countries’ emissions reductions will be monitored, reported and verified.
CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM (CDM)
The conference agreed on a measure that could boost demand for the ailing mechanism, encouraging countries without legally binding emissions targets to use carbon credits called Certified Emission Reductions (CERs).
A proposal to implement a floor price for CERs was removed from a technical paper while a wider review of the CDM by a technical board was pushed to talks in Bonn in March 2014.
The conference agreed a multi-billion dollar framework to tackle deforestation. The fledgling Green Climate Fund will play a key role in channelling finance for projects to halt deforestation to host governments, who in turn must set up national agencies to oversee the money.
Climate Depot’s Morano & Apollo 7’s Walt Cunningham and other skeptics speak to Polish university during UN climate summit
Rough Google Translation:
Another lecture was delivered by Marc Morano, Climate Depot chief specialist of the United States, which focused on the manipulation, which very often committed by organizations climate. He stressed that in particular the UN is committed to the success and spread his theories, very often against the facts and the empirical. Morano in his speech also noted that it is often used in the debate irrational arguments that would indicate the threat of climate change. – UN tells us that any weather anomalies are supposed to be the result of global warming. The occurrence of storms and hurricanes is to confirm the thesis of global warming, and the people in the name accept the myth of global warming, forced to renounce the truth about the weather anomaly that occurred always – said Morano.
Later in his speech, Marc Morano of Climate Depot pointed out that the myth of global warming is very often used as an instrument of political competition and the fight for voters. As an example, he cited the involvement of U.S. President Barack Obama in the fight against global warming. – President Obama said before the end of his first term, that climate change threatens our future. At the same time intimated that the voters at the next election have the opportunity to influence it and save the world from destruction. Just vote for Obama, who like a super hero save our planet from typhoons, hurricanes and other alleged causes of global warming – summed Morano.
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