After the two-week long UN COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen ended in a sketchy "deal" that didn't win final approval from the Conference of the Parties, President Obama told reporters in the White House press briefing room that "this important breakthrough lays the foundation for international action in the years to come." Despite reports that the COP had come to terms on agreement on Friday night, that agreement fell apart over night as a small group of developing countries blocked the draft Copenhagen Accord.
0 by Timothy Hurst on December 19, 2009
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