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 Friday, January 30, 2009
European Commission Releases Proposals for “Comprehensive Climate Change Agreement in Copenhagen”

The European Commission has released a communication entitled “Towards a comprehensive climate change agreement in Copenhagen,” which sets out proposals to achieve the EU’s objective to ensure that global average temperature does not increase more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

It addresses three key challenges:

  • targets by developed countries and appropriate actions by developing countries;
  • the need to address the financing of actions by developing countries (both to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change);
  • and the need to build an effective global carbon market.

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