Compromise claimed in Durban

“The gridlock in Durban climate talks appeared to give way late Saturday into a compromise declared by South Africa Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, after a 24-hour overtime marathon session.”

The Miami Herald reports,

Although details were not clear, the European Union indicated in the first plenary session that it supported a draft version for an extension of the Kyoto Protocol until 2020 – three years beyond the five-year period originally under consideration.

“This is a strong outcome in Durban,” Mashabane said in public remarks, as she appealed for approval of the agreements.

Read the Miami Herald report.

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