Tuesday August 4, 2020

Bali: think tank or hot air?

The Bali talks aim to draft a proposal before Kyoto ends, but critics say nothing will be achieved, writes Simon Roughneen.

8th December, 2007

The Bali talks aim to draft a proposal before Kyoto ends, but critics say nothing will be achieved, writes Simon Roughneen.

Apparently oblivious to the irony, around 20,000 delegates descended on the idyllic Indonesian resort of Bali last week for two weeks of talks about a replacement regime for the Kyoto Protocol.

Between December 3 and 14, the aircraft bringing throngs of bureaucrats, politicians, NGOs, journalists and activists will stamp the same carbon footprint as Chad...

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