Japan 2020 Climate Target “Very Difficult” to Meet: Minister

Japan will unlikely be able to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25 percent under 1990 levels by 2020, Environment Minister Goshi Hosono said Friday, the clearest sign yet that the world’s number four emitter will have to renege on its 2009 emissions cut pledge. http://www.pointcarbon.com/news/1.1935357   EU leaders set to …

ITUC OnLine: Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 204/041111 Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race G20 Calls for a Global Strategy for Growth and Jobs Cannes, 4 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement said “the G20 is back”. Leaders have engaged again with …