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UN Report: Many Nations Not on Track for Promised Emissions Cuts

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2012, according to figures from the World Meteorological Organization. Emissions from power plants, cars and buildings are the principal drivers of climate change. Climate talks in Warsaw next week address the task of creating a treaty aimed at reducing those emissions. The agreement, expected by 2015, will replace the Kyoto Protocol that expired last year. The U.N. Environment Program’s annual Emissions Gap Report, ...

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