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Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after ‘Danish text’ leak | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 8, 2009 @ 2:52 pm In Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The UN Copenhagen climate talks are in disarray today after developing countries reacted furiously to leaked documents that show world leaders will next week be asked to sign an agreement that hands more power to rich countries and sidelines the UN’s role in all future climate change negotiations.The document is also being interpreted by developing countries as setting unequal limits on per capita carbon emissions for developed and developing countries in 2050; meaning that people in rich countries would be permitted to emit nearly twice as much under the proposals.

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