On the third day of the climate change conference in Copenhagen, controversy has erupted between rich and poor nations over a startling new proposal on global warming.
The uproar began after The Guardian obtained a copy of a proposal called the “Danish Text,” which turns the existing approach upside down.
Among other things, it would allow rich countries to pollute more than poor nations.
For more on the controversy in Copenhagen, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Scott Barrett, a professor at Columbia University.
Will the world ever reach a deal on climate change, or are conferences like Copenhagen doomed to fail?
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