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Divided climate negotiators await Obama arrival

The first week of key global climate change negotiations in Copenhagen saw little progress on the most significant issues.

12th December, 2009

The first week of key global climate change negotiations in Copenhagen saw little progress on the most significant issues.

But this was expected, because heads of government with the authority to strike the most difficult bargains will not arrive in the city until this week.

The negotiations, which have always been characterised by deep divisions between rich and poor countries, were particularly acrimonious last week.

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