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Copenhagen kerfuffle erupts after leak of ‘Danish text’

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Copenhagen kerfuffle erupts after leak of ‘Danish text’

An uproar has broken out in Copenhagen 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.

Posted: December 9, 2009 13:28   Comments: 30
Wealthier nations could seek to abandon Kyoto Protocol

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Wealthier nations could seek to abandon Kyoto Protocol

If the leaked "Danish Text" proposal is authentic, the plan would place more bargaining 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.

Posted: December 9, 2009 12:28   Comments: 0

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