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  • Copenhagen: The end is near… or is that nigh?

    December 18, 2009 @ 10:31 pm | by Harry McGee

    It looks like a deal has been made. It’s just after 10pm now Copenhagen time and it’s emerged that the 28 most powerful nations – known as the constellation group – have forged a deal, aimed at curbing global temperature rises to 2 degrees Celsius. (more…)

  • Copenhagen – Final Day and a sighting of Obama!

    @ 12:16 pm | by Harry McGee

    Tortuous, divided, fractious, elusive, maddeningly diverse. Trying to find out about the progress of negotiations over the past 10 days has been like trying to find a needle in a haystack – a haystack that’s been placed on a trailer that is being driven away from you at speed. (more…)

  • Copenhagen – Day 11

    December 17, 2009 @ 10:26 pm | by Harry McGee

    Day 11 of the conference here in Copenhagen and early this morning it seemed that the 193 countries were as close to a deal as they had been on Day 1.

    In one sense, when you think about it, the ambition of this conference is audacity itself. (more…)

  • Copenhagen

    December 16, 2009 @ 9:25 pm | by Harry McGee

    I’m not really sure what my expecations were coming to the global conference on climate change in Copenhagen but I know that today turned out to be nothing  like them, whatever they were! (more…)


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