No agreement was reached on how to deal with carbon dioxide emissions from aviation and shipping at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that concluded Sunday in Durban, South Africa. The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17), which ran from Nov. 28-Dec. 9, discussed progress on key issues dealing with climate change—including extending the Koyoto Protocol—but failed to reach an agreement on a global sectoral approach for aviation CO2 emissions ...

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