Posted by: Grant | August 31, 2011

Defund The IPCC Proposed IN US

SOLVE CLIMATE NEWS
House Republicans Seek to Remove U.S. Funding for UN Climate Efforts
Their primary targets are the IPCC and UNFCCC, key programs designed to educate policymakers about climate science and slow warming worldwide
By Elizabeth McGowan, SolveClimate News
Aug 26, 2011
http://solveclimatenews.com/news/20110825/ipcc-unfccc-climate-change-house-republicans-budget-appropriations-state-department?page=show

” …On the chopping block for 2012 are millions in funding for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading scientific advisory body on global warming. The IPCC shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Vice President Al Gore in 2007, and governments often use its periodic reviews of climate risks to set targets for reducing carbon emissions.

The GOP-led effort would also cut all U.S. funding for the 19-year-old U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the main forum for the global effort to limit emissions of heat-trapping gases. UNFCCC climate treaty talks are mired in longstanding rich-poor rifts and mistrust of the United States for its refusal to ratify the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and accept binding emissions limits…. “

 

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