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UN chief warns of Copenhagen failure

Posted in Climate Change by Pridham on August 15, 2009

UN chief warns of Copenhagen failure

from Environment news, comment and analysis | by David Adam

Yvo de Boer says process too slow to reach deal at close of meeting in Bonn aimed at trimming 200-page draft treaty

A new global treaty on climate change is unlikely unless negotiations accelerate, the UN’s top climate change official warned today. Speaking at the close of another meeting intended to lay the ground for a new deal, Yvo de Boer, head of the UN climate secretariat said there was a real risk of failure.

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