Thursday, September 17, 2009

US planning to weaken Copenhagen climate deal, Europe warns

Key differences between the US and Europe could undermine a new worldwide treaty on global warming to replace Kyoto, sources say.
Europe has clashed with the US Obama administration over climate change in a potentially damaging split that comes ahead of crucial political negotiations on a new global deal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
The Guardian understands that key differences have emerged between the US and Europe over the structure of a new worldwide treaty on global warming. Sources on the European side say the US approach could undermine the new treaty and weaken the world's ability to cut carbon emissions. Read the whole article:

US planning to weaken Copenhagen climate deal, Europe warns

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