Follow up to Kyoto "within reach", says UNFCC chief
Governments are "on board" with the need to set long-term greenhouse-gas targets to limit global warming, says head of UNFCCC at start of Warsaw talksOpening the latest round of UN climate negotiations, COP19, yesterday (11 November) Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said
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