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Title: Copenhagen Accord
Available From: http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2009/cop15/eng/l07.pdf
Conclusion Date: 2009-12-18
Description: The non-binding agreement was concluded at the end of the Copenhagen Climate Conference (COP 15) held 7-18 December 2009.The nations represented at the Copenhagen meeting did not formally adopt the Accord, but voted to take note of it. Key points of the Accord include the objective to keep the maximum temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius; the commitment to list developed country emission reduction targets and mitigation action by developing countries for 2020; USD 30 billion short-term funding for immediate action until 2012 and USD 100 billion annually by 2020 in long-term financing, as well as mechanisms to support technology transfer and forestry.
Annex I Parties of the Kyoto Protocol commit to implement mitigation actions (specified in Appendix I to the Accord), and Non-Annex I Parties (the developing world, as defined in the Kyoto Protocol) also commit to implement mitigation actions (specified in Appendix II to the Accord), all of which will be submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat by January 31, 2010.
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Protection of the Atmosphere
Keywords: air & atmosphere
climate change
environment
global warming
greenhouse gases
Language(s): English
Document Creator: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
http://unfccc.int
Site Administrator: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
http://unfccc.int


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