(BN) Kyoto Solution ‘Very Difficult’ at UN Talks, India’s Ramesh Says


Kyoto Solution 'Very Difficult' at UN Talks, India's Ramesh Says
2010-12-09 18:11:56.234 GMT

By Alex Morales
Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) -- United Nations negotiators are
finding it "very difficult" to resolve the differences between
rich and poor nations over the future of the greenhouse-gas
limiting Kyoto Protocol, Indian Environment Minister Jairam
Ramesh said.
"We've still got about 35 hours or 36 hours," Ramesh said
in an interview at about 11:30 a.m. local time. "I've booked my
flights for Saturday morning. They can't carry this on
There have been "good advances" in discussions to channel
clean technology to developing nations, protect forests and help
the most vulnerable people adapt to climate change, Ramesh said
today in an interview in Cancun, Mexico, where two weeks of
talks are due to wrap up tomorrow.
There has been less progress on discussions surrounding the
transparency and monitoring of emissions reductions and on the
scale of those cuts, he said.

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