Climate Change Talks: Copenhagen: The Darkest Hour

The Copenhagen climate conference is less than three months away, alongside the energy and determination one can sense growing desperation. There is every prospect either of outright failure, or a broad political agreement that again re-emphasises high level statements about the seriousness of the problem, alongside decisions that convey humanity’s apparent inability to act collectively to address it. Unless, that is, a clever plan divides the talks into phases that set a basic structure, whilst buying more time in particular for America and China to resolve their fundamental tensions.

The World Today
Published 1 October 2009 Updated 14 October 2020 3 minute READ

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