Climate Talks End With Hope for a New More Comprehensive Legally-Binding Agreement

December 11, 2011
United Nations Environment Programme

Significant Emissions Gap However Remains With Doubts on How it Will be Decisively Bridged by 2020

Kyoto Protocol to Continue-But Covers Only a Fraction of the Necessary Global Emissions

Durban - Several key and important steps forward were agreed at the UN climate convention meeting that closed today in Durban, including an agreement to negotiate a new and more inclusive treaty and the establishment of a Green Climate Fund.