December 11th, 2011
12:52 AM ET

Delegates at climate talks agree to extend efforts of Kyoto Protocol

An agreement reached Sunday in South Africa will help tackle the challenges of climate change for years to come, the United Nations' chief said.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the decision reached by parties of the Climate Change Convention in Durban, South Africa, which agreed to extend efforts set forth in the Kyoto Protocol.

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  1. F1

    Climate change is the earth going thru a normal cycle is it not?there is so much speculation as to what is actually going on, that the simplicity of a regular cycle for earth has been lost.

    December 11, 2011 at 12:58 am | Report abuse |
  2. gung hoe

    Finaly someone with half a brain ,very good F1

    December 11, 2011 at 2:08 am | Report abuse |
  3. ┴┴∩И╛╛∩Я ( ½ ELF slayer & ½ BUGBEAR KILLER )

    why dont we just pay the people in africa to plant trees?

    December 11, 2011 at 8:18 am | Report abuse |
  4. F1

    @gung hoe, iknow first hand that this is whats occuring. I have an uncle that did research for nasa to put it simply is what he said. He got very in depth about it ,but of couse being with nasa he could only go so far thank you for your comment though. Ive known this for 25 yrs . Its based on the same principal as a 4 week cycle. But takes place over every several thousands of years so a half a brain?lol.

    December 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | Report abuse |
  5. F1

    Planting trees is a good start. Yhe thing with that is for every tree removed with good foilage we would have to plant 20 or so depending on type of tree. But its a good start!

    December 11, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  6. Ancient Texan

    But...but... What will Al Bore do for income?

    December 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  7. gung hoe

    @ancient texan old chunky al bore could write books on how and where to plant trees then set up tree stands where he could sell trees

    December 11, 2011 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
  8. bobcat (in a hat)

    @F1

    Thank you for saying what I have tried to for so long. The earth goes through natural cycles. We just happen to be living in the era of the latest adjustment. Oh lucky us.

    December 11, 2011 at 9:32 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Gravity7

    Reblogged this on Gravity7.

    December 12, 2011 at 1:23 am | Report abuse |