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International responses

  1. 1. Poem to help remember responses to climate change both local and internationalPoem to help remember responses to climate change both local and internationalReduce, reuse, recycle wasteEat local produce, better tasteSwitch off the TV and the lightPollute less, get on your bikeOn the international channelNations set up a climate panelSummit in Rio, nations signEmissions laws, Kyoto seems fineSeven years since Bali conferencebut nothing agreed with any confidenceReduced packaging but could put foreign workers out ofbusinessCuts your carbon footprint and supports farmersSaves energy but doesn’t make that much impact onglobal warming overallReducing car journeys obviously better but walking orbiking no good for the older generation1988 – International Panel for Climate Change. Peopleadmit the earth might be getting warmer!1992 – Rio Earth Summit – 154 nations sign anagreement to cut emissions but it is voluntary1997 – Kyoto Protocol – now legally binding targets to cutemissions. 178 countries signAll nations agree to tackle climate change better in Bali butsince then no agreements on the details have been made.

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