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January 29, 2010

US OKs Copenhagen Accord

Filed under: Electronic Resources, environmental law — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 9:05 am

The Daily Environment Report (BNA) reports that the US has targeted a 17% reduction in emissions by the year 2020 in its pledge to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.  However, the US will only consider the pledge binding if the “Annex 1 Parties [under the Kyoto Protocol], as well as the more advanced non-Annex 1 parties, have, by January 31, associated with the Accord and submitted mitigation actions for compilation.”  So far 23 nations have indicated compliance with the Accord.  Read more at 18 DEN A-1 online.

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