The UN climate change conference is not short of drafts, blueprints and proposals. However, economic pledges are sparse. A new blueprint, outlining three proposals for long-term climate aid, does not include any financial commitments. Rie Jerichow15/12/2009 14:30A blueprint, released Tuesday in Copenhagen, outlines three options for long-term climate aid from developed to developing countries. However, none of the options include any financial commitments, Bloomberg reports.
Danish police fired pepper spray outside the UN climate conference on Wednesday, as disputes inside left major issues unresolved just two days before world leaders hope to sign a historic agreement to fight global warming. AP/Nanet Poulsen16/12/2009 13:45 Hundreds of protesters were trying to disrupt the 193-nation conference, the latest action in days of demonstrations to demand “climate justice” — firm action to combat global warming. Police said 230 protesters […]
Danish PM takes over the COP15 presidency, he will present a compromise on Wednesday afternoon, a Danish newspaper reports. Rie Jerichow16/12/2009 13:50 Wednesday afternoon, the Danish Presidency will present a compromise proposal at the climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The proposal seeks to build bridges between the many interests at the summit, Danish daily Berlingske Tidende reports. The proposal, keeping elements of the Kyoto Protocol structure, is said to form the […]