February 01, 2007

January 30, 2007
Africa seen missing out on clean energy investment
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa has missed out on booming investment in clean energy projects partly over worries that it is a tough destination to do business, a U.N. official said on Tuesday.
The Kyoto Protocol obliges 35 rich nations to cut greenhouse gases by 5 percent below 1990 levels by 2008-12, mostly through curbing the release of heat-trapping carbon dioxide.