The emissions gap report 2013

In December of 2009, 114 parties to the United Nations Framework  Convention  on  Climate  Change  (the  ‘Climate Convention’) agreed to the Copenhagen Accord1. Among the important provisions of the accord was the call to parties to submit  voluntary  emission  reduction  pledges  for  the  year 2020.  To  date,  42  developed  countries have  responded to  this  call  and  submitted  economy-wide  greenhouse  gas emission  reduction  pledges,  16 developing  countries  have submitted  multi-sector  expected  emission  reductions,  and in  addition  39  other  developing  countries  have  submitted pledges  related  to  sectoral  goals2.  . . . → Read More:  Emissions Gap Report 2013 (PDF – 6,424Kb)