Copenhagen Climate Conference

Copenhagen

Since Kyoto, greenhouse-gas emissions have risen sharply. December’s summit faces a daunting, but critical task.

The Copenhagen summit has been described as the “most important meeting since the Second World War” by Nicholas Stern, the economist whose report on climate change helped galvanise leaders around the globe.

Nick Robins notes that delegates at Copenhagen face a critical task, but says failure is not an option. Bibi van der Zee on who wants what from the conference – and whom they blame. Ed Miliband says that the moral and economic case for a deal is unmistakable.

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