Emissions Deadline

UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has claimed that the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is in the ‘global interest’ and welcomed the news that fifty-five countries – including the US, Japan, EU member states and the BASIC bloc – have pledged action. The commitment┬ádemonstrated by┬áthe international community marks the:

first steps towards a historic transformation in the trajectory of global emissions

 Source, BBC Science & Environment.