Regions :: Western Europe :: Denmark
Copenhagen (final day +1): Chaos Reigns as Countries Struggle to Reach Agreement
2:47 AM MST | December 19, 2009 | Alex Scott in Copenhagen
Delegates at the United Nations (UN) are continuing to negotiate, having worked through the night in a bid to agree a deal to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and protect the earth from anthropogenic climate change. At CW’s press time, the delegates of almost 200 countries were debating whether to accept a proposal made by a splinter group of countries led by Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the U.S. for a limited, non-legally binding “climate accord.” To be accepted as an official U.N. agreement all 193 nations have to agree the...
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