Europe may get its way on LULUCF rules

A long-standing proposal from the EU and other developed countries to measure emissions reductions from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) against a projected baseline is likely to be approved in Durban, according to observers.

An agreement on LULUCF carbon accounting rules is one of the EU's conditions for agreeing to a second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol. Little progress was made on this issue at the last major UN climate meeting in Cancún.

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