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December 9, 2009
Wealthier nations could seek to abandon Kyoto Protocol

The climate change conference in Copenhagen is only in its third day but a leaked draft agreement is pitting developing nations against the industrialized world.

If the leaked proposal is authentic, the plan would place more power with richer nations, take negotiating responsibilities away from the UN and abandon the Kyoto Protocol.

Representatives of developing nations are irate, saying they will not agree to an inequitable framework that would limit their economic growth.

Alan Fisher of Al Jazeera English reports.

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