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U.S., China, others join Copenhagen Accord on climate

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/02/2010

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Jim Tankersley

"Reporting from Washington - The United States, China and dozens of other countries accounting for nearly 80% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions have signed onto a voluntary agreement to curb climate change. "If the countries make good on their pledges, they will dramatically reduce the emissions scientists link to global warming, but not enough to hold temperatures to levels scientists say are needed to minimize risks of drought, flooding and other catastrophic effects. "Still, the number of nations signing on, along with the amount they pledged in reductions, buoyed many environmentalists after the December climate summit meeting in Copenhagen."

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"U.S., China, others join Copenhagen Accord on climate", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2010. Consulté le 19/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/u-s-china-others-join-copenhagen-accord-on-climate