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Copenhagen : An EU failure?

Chaotic, laborious and disappointing are the words some critics use to describe talks at the Copenhagen climate summit in December. Some point the

Chaotic, laborious and disappointing are the words some critics use to describe talks at the Copenhagen climate summit in December. Some point the

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No 2050 emissions target in Copenhagen Accord, say critics

Before delegates headed home from the conference, the best thing some world leaders could say about the Copenhagen Accord was that it was a “modest

Before delegates headed home from the conference, the best thing some world leaders could say about the Copenhagen Accord was that it was a “modest

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Salvaged climate deal fails to impress

The breakthrough in Copenhagen came when President Obama gathered together the leaders of the main developing nations, China, India, Brazil and South

The breakthrough in Copenhagen came when President Obama gathered together the leaders of the main developing nations, China, India, Brazil and South

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COP 15 ends one chapter, open another say critics

Delegates, protestors and personalities are streaming away from Copenhagen, many with heavy hearts. Many are feeling failure after two weeks of

Delegates, protestors and personalities are streaming away from Copenhagen, many with heavy hearts. Many are feeling failure after two weeks of

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World expresses anger at Gang of Five

After the US-led gang of five had their way, the Climate text went to the rest of the world sitting in plenary session. And there pandemonium broke

After the US-led gang of five had their way, the Climate text went to the rest of the world sitting in plenary session. And there pandemonium broke

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Copenhagen Accord - insufficient or modest success?

The deal struck between the US, India, China, South Africa and Brazil at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen has been variously described as

The deal struck between the US, India, China, South Africa and Brazil at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen has been variously described as

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Climate summit falls short of expectations

The emergence of a deal in Copenhagen – albeit one not satisfactory to smaller developing nations – came after hours of tough negotiations. A US- led

The emergence of a deal in Copenhagen – albeit one not satisfactory to smaller developing nations – came after hours of tough negotiations. A US- led

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Sudan compares climate deal to the Holocaust

The watered-down climate change text sparked angry reactions among delegates. Poorer nations denounced it as a death warrant. Sudan said the

The watered-down climate change text sparked angry reactions among delegates. Poorer nations denounced it as a death warrant. Sudan said the

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Compromise climate deal sparks fury at Copenhagen

It is a meaningful agreement for some – Barack Obama included. But the last minute climate deal clinched in Copenhagen has been widely criticised as

It is a meaningful agreement for some – Barack Obama included. But the last minute climate deal clinched in Copenhagen has been widely criticised as

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Climate campaigners denounce "sham" deal

There has been anger in Copenhagen at the end of a summit that promised so much and, for climate campaigners, delivered so little. They had wanted

There has been anger in Copenhagen at the end of a summit that promised so much and, for climate campaigners, delivered so little. They had wanted

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Climate conference tiptoes towards a deal

The faltering world climate conference has come up with a new draft text, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Copenhagen. Two weeks of talks

The faltering world climate conference has come up with a new draft text, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Copenhagen. Two weeks of talks

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Cash still king at COP 15

The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change. In the Danish capital it appears that is the

The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change. In the Danish capital it appears that is the

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Kiribati risks drowning in higher temperatures

One of the island nations living the climate drama most keenly is tiny Kiribati — in the central Pacific Ocean. The rising of the sea level because

One of the island nations living the climate drama most keenly is tiny Kiribati — in the central Pacific Ocean. The rising of the sea level because

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China "committed to reining in emissions"

China rebuffed criticism that it was partly to blame for the lack of progress in Copenhagen. Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is committed to meeting

China rebuffed criticism that it was partly to blame for the lack of progress in Copenhagen. Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is committed to meeting

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Brazil ready to make climate 'sacrifices'

Rich and poor nations must work together and leave the Copenhagen climate summit with heads held high the Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da

Rich and poor nations must work together and leave the Copenhagen climate summit with heads held high the Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da

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Climate summit: nothing but 'hot air'

The climate change summit is being accused of producing nothing but hot air, as two weeks of talks in Copenhagen stood on the brink of failure

The climate change summit is being accused of producing nothing but hot air, as two weeks of talks in Copenhagen stood on the brink of failure

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Obama Speaks at Copenhagen

The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s

The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s

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Clock ticking to strike Copenhagen climate deal

Can they make a difference? With hours to go to strike a deal on climate change, the pressure is mounting on world leaders to save the Copenhagen

Can they make a difference? With hours to go to strike a deal on climate change, the pressure is mounting on world leaders to save the Copenhagen

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The recipe for a climate deal

‘Nimb’ is a restaurant in Copenhagen that claims to be fit for the decision-makers and leaders at the climate summit. Respecting the environment is a

‘Nimb’ is a restaurant in Copenhagen that claims to be fit for the decision-makers and leaders at the climate summit. Respecting the environment is a

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Deal or no deal Copenhagen attracts criticism

The prospect of no deal emerging from Copenhagen is dismaying. But delegates say they have for the last few days been confronted by no-less dismaying

The prospect of no deal emerging from Copenhagen is dismaying. But delegates say they have for the last few days been confronted by no-less dismaying

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No love in Copenhagen's cold climate

The conference chamber in Copenhagen stood empty again on Thursday as hopes for a a strong climate change deal grew ever more remote. Talks were

The conference chamber in Copenhagen stood empty again on Thursday as hopes for a a strong climate change deal grew ever more remote. Talks were

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Merkel, Copenhagen: 24 hours to succeed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an empassioned appeal to all the countries represented at the Climate Conference in Copenhagen. She said

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an empassioned appeal to all the countries represented at the Climate Conference in Copenhagen. She said

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Danish PM drops plan for new climate texts

The Danish Prime Minister has dropped plans which could have broken the deadlock at the climate summit in Copenhagen. Lars Lokke Rasmussen had been

The Danish Prime Minister has dropped plans which could have broken the deadlock at the climate summit in Copenhagen. Lars Lokke Rasmussen had been

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Clock is ticking for consensus on climate pact

Environmentalists kept up their pressure well into the evening in central Copenhagen after a day of protests outside the climate conference hall and

Environmentalists kept up their pressure well into the evening in central Copenhagen after a day of protests outside the climate conference hall and

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Lights go out in Copenhagen

They called it “Earth Hour”. “An hour for the planet”. While inside the struggle to reach agreement went on, outside they gathered for a symbolic

They called it “Earth Hour”. “An hour for the planet”. While inside the struggle to reach agreement went on, outside they gathered for a symbolic

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Europe tries Copenhagen charm offensive

EU leaders are turning up in Copenhagen with various plans, but some come with conditions. They had to deal with differences within their own ranks

EU leaders are turning up in Copenhagen with various plans, but some come with conditions. They had to deal with differences within their own ranks

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Violence hits climate summit as police and protestors clash

Tensions boiled over on the freezing streets of Copenhagen as police officers fired tear gas and wielded batons to beat back protestors at the

Tensions boiled over on the freezing streets of Copenhagen as police officers fired tear gas and wielded batons to beat back protestors at the