Save Our Earth : Campaigning to save the Tropical Rainforests

Save Our Earth - Twitter
Save Our Earth - Facebook
Save Our Earth - Add RSS Feed

Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Rich countries accused of carbon 'cheating'

Rich countries accused of carbon 'cheating'

Date : 10th June 2010, Source : BBC Link to News Story

Some rich countries are seeking new rules under the UN climate convention that campaigners say would allow them to gain credit for "business as usual". Russia, Australia, Canada and some EU countries are among the accused. The rules relate to land-use change, which can either release or absorb carbon, depending mainly on whether forests are planted or chopped down. Rich countries, apart from the US, could account for about 5% of their annual emissions through this loophole.

Document last updated on Wednesday 01 August 2018

Copyright Save Our Earth © 2001-2019
Copyright of articles, information and news remains that of the owner, and permission must be obtained.