G20 Summit: India and Saudi Arabia rejected world climate ambitions

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An atlas of pollution: the world in carbon dioxide emissions

The final declaration of the G20 summit in Antalya (Turkey) seems to be not an great start for the next climate summit in Paris. Especially India and Saudi Arabia will not cooperate. To limit the rise in global temperature to below two degrees Celsius, all countries must reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

India and Saudi Arabia have rejected an ambitious climate agreement at the next summit in Paris.

Even after twenty hours of negotiations, both countries refused to agree a passage which included periodic monitoring of the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.


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G7 agrees on ending global warming

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Stephen Harper (Canada), Barack Obama (USA) and the other G7-leaders agreed on the 2015 climate deal

In their final declaration, the G7 word power nations agreed collectively on an increase of maximum 2 degrees Celsius compared to 1990. Together we will tackle climate-fragility.

Environmental organizations Oxfam Novib and Greenpeace, responded positively. Especially the fact that Japan has resigned, was seen as a surprise.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said that it was not hard to convince Japan.  Read More