Friday, December 16, 2011
US, China, India Hold up Durban Climate Talks on Final Day
Repost from the Environmental Leader: The U.S., China and India are blocking a plan to create a legally binding global climate treaty as the final day of COP 17 negotiations winds down in Durban, news outlets report. European Union Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said China and India are holding back their support for the EU-designed “road map” plotting the successor to the Kyoto agreement, the Financial Post reports. And last night the U.S. said it wouldn’t agree to talks for a legally binding deal. link for more details.