The United Nations climate change negotiations have ended with a last minute agreement on the ‘Doha Climate Gateway’, which launches a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol and sets a timetable for the adoption of a new agreement by 2015.
The WindMade organisation announced a new consumer label for goods and products made using renewable energy at the United Nations’ COP18 climate summit in Doha yesterday.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced that the UK will provide £1.5 billion of ‘fast start’ finance to help developing countries tackle climate change on his arrival in Doha at the United Nations negotiations.
UK-based renewable energy developer Blue Energy has been given the green light to build the largest solar farm in Africa.
Before he headed to Doha, Qatar to join the United Nation climate change negotiations, UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey said there was still reason to be hopeful.
As the latest United Nations climate summit kicks off in Doha, Qatar this week, UK researchers say that the “antiquated” structure of the negotiations obstruct agreement.
The Gulf state of Qatar says it is right the choice to host the United Nations climate change summit in Doha this week.