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While the Durban climate summit may not be able to produce a legally binding second commitment to the Kyoto Protocol, developed countries need to give guarantees that they will sign for a new commitment period post-2012, says the BASIC group of countries.
As heads of state and government ministers start arriving in Durban for the UN climate talks, negotiators are hoping that, come end of the week, some kind of political compromise will have been reached to break the stalemate on a range of issues.
South Africa acknowledged its role as a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions on the continent, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said as the African agenda was set at COP 17 in Durban on Monday.