Carbon emission targets lack ambition – Basic Ministers

Engineering News 13 July 2102.

Ministers from the Brazil, South Africa, India and China (Basic) grouping raised concerns on Friday over the lack of ambition shown by industrialised countries party to the Kyoto Protocol through the quantified emission limitation or reduction objectives (QELROs)…

Brazil External Relations Vice Minister of Environment, Energy, Science and TechnologyLuis Alberto Figueiredo Machado said the QELROs outlined were “far below” what is required by science and their commitment to reduce their emissions by at least 25% to 40% of 1990 levels by 2020…

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