When this story first surfaced, the initial reaction was, April Fools day joke, how could a country with one of the lowest per capita emissions signing up to a treaty that expired on December 31st 2012 be hailed as a Green success story.
The world’s only treaty for fear of CO2, the Kyoto Protocol ended along with 2012 on December 31st, attempts to keep it alive at COP18 failed, an attempt at a new Kyoto 2 was ignored by most of the world, except the EU and grasping hands of the small islands states demanding their climate justice money.
All search engines confirm this story to be true, such is the state of decline of Big Green these days that a negligible emitter joining a now defunct treaty is a cause for celebration: Read the rest of this entry
War ravaged Afghanistan is to spend US $6 million on the country’s first ever Climate Change programme.
The programme will be managed by Afghanistans National Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Environment Programme, with funding coming from the Global Environment Facility.
The UN has identified Afghanistan as one of the countries most at risk from Anthropogenic Global Warming: Read the rest of this entry