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News Brief: Is “Legally Binding” Back on the Table?

| Friday December 11th, 2009 | 1 Comment

COP15 - the whole world is watchingI am just now at a daily press briefing by Climate Action Network International at the COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen. Tove Ryding of Greenpeace has suggested that, in large part due to the actions this week of small island nations, especially Tuvalu, and other of the more vulnerable states that have demanded action aggressive action from the international community in the coming days in Copenhagen, that “legally binding” is now back on the table.

In a few minutes there will be the daily briefing from Yvo de Boer. It will be interesting to see what the official word from the UNFCCC will be.

Ministers begin arriving tomorrow for informal talks, and heads of state on Wednesday.


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  • http://www.empire-solar.com/ Richard

    I'd like to express my views on how maleable words are and how people twist them to suit their needs.