International treaty outlining and regulating the efforts of 37 memeber countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 2012.
Set legally binding tragests
Should reduced an average of 5% against levels over the 5 year period 2008-2012
The US, Japan and Australia are not members
adapting to the adverse effects of climate change
Adaption Fund was established to finance adpatation
coutnries must meet their targets primarily through national measures such as efficient combustion
emissions trading know as the 'carbon market'
The Clean Development Mechanism- involves investment in sustainable development
a removal unit on the basis of land use, land use change and forestry- reforestation
an emission reduction
Durban Platform 2011- agreeing…