Abu Dhabi to prepare climate change mitigation model

February 2nd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, Feb 2(IANS) Abu Dhabi will prepare a model for mitigation measures in two weeks so as to reduce carbon emission as per the agreement signed during the UN Conference on climate change held in December last year.
The government has decided to form a committee to study the outcome of the 15th Conference of Parties (CoP) in Copenhagen and prepare a model suggesting measures to curb green house gas emissions, WAM news agency reported.

The National Committee on Climate Change (NCCC) headed by Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, held a meeting Monday to discuss the Climate Change Accord signed by the UN member nations during the December summit.

The meeting also decided to form a working committee with representatives from Ministry of Environment and Water, Foreign Ministry, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company “Masdar” and Abu Dhabi Environment Authority to study these outcomes and prepare a model in two weeks beginning Tuesday.

The model prepared by the working group of NCCC will be presented during the 16th Conference of Parties to be held in Mexico later this year.

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