Failure and fraud at UN climate talks

Protest at the UN climate conference at Copenhagen, December 2009. The most recent UN conference in Bonn, Germany, failed to cut emissions, cut the climate debt or cut the crap. Photo: Lauren Carroll Harris

Simon Butler – Green Left Weekly, June 20, 2010

On June 11 at the close of climate talks in Bonn, Germany, UN climate chief Yvo de Boer tried to put a positive spin on the outcome. “This all in all is a big step forward making much more possible in Cancun”, he said, referring to the next big climate conference that takes place in Mexico in November.

However, big step or not, the conference outcomes kept the world sprinting headlong towards a climate catastrophe.

Read on…

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