Thursday, 24 November 2011
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
That the Senate—
(a) recalls that at the United Nations Climate Change Conferences in Copenhagen (2009) and Cancun (2010), more than 100 countries, including Australia, committed to constrain greenhouse gas emissions such that the average global temperature rise can be held below 2 degrees Celsius above pre industrial levels; and
(b) affirms this commitment in the lead up to the next conference in Durban (2011).
Question agreed to.