ERM at COP17

28 November 2011

With Government negotiators, advocacy groups and the media currently converging on the South African city of Durban, the 17th round of annual international talks on the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol is underway.

A delegation of ERM's key climate change experts are attending COP17 to stay abreast of latest developments, present recent ERM work in side events and work alongside clients to support international efforts to find workable solutions to the climate problem.

The delegation is being led by Lee Solsbery who is a board member of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and Global Technical Lead for Energy and Climate Change at ERM.

With commitments under the Kyoto Protocol for certain industrialized countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions due to expire at the end of 2012, global momentum to act on climate change is under the microscope until countries make a new agreement with broad participation and clear goals.

Read more on Lee’s viewpoint as to what the implications of COP17 are for business and industry

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