Delegates discuss way forward in UN climate talks

November 6, 2009 at 12:08 PM Leave a comment

U.N. climate negotiators said Friday that, despite low expectations for setting legally binding emissions targets next month, it is still possible to conclude a strong, 192-nation deal to define future work in fighting global warming.

Countries most vulnerable to climate change said they were incensed that rich nations were rethinking the timetable for concluding a legally binding treaty.

Delegates were spending the final day of U.N. climate talks in Spain hammering out a draft accord in which rich nations would make hard pledges to reduce emissions and to finance aid to help the world’s poorest cope with the effects of Earth’s rising temperatures.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/11/06/international/i013005S88.DTL&type=green#ixzz0W6kV2MVB

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