Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Kyoto II 'may exclude' aluminium

From The Age:

EMISSION-INTENSIVE industries such as aluminium and cement might be excluded from a global Kyoto II agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions, with separate sectoral agreements negotiated to slash their emissions, environmental consultant Nick Rowley forecasts.

Mr Rowley, formerly climate change adviser to then British prime minister Tony Blair, told the Victoria Summit that developing countries such as India were unlikely to sign up for emission cuts in a post-Kyoto agreement, negotiations for which will start in Bali next month....MORE