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The final stages in the game

These negotiations are like a multi-player game of three-dimensional chess played blindfolded. The sheer number of issues and degree of interconnectedness are mind-boggling. Keeping track of them all is incredibly difficult and it would seem that time has run out to...

China v. the USA: end of round one.

The real fight in the Copenhagen climate negotiations is between China and the USA, the top two mega-emitters both with no legal requirement to reduce their emissions. Each wants the other to sign up to targets. In the US’s case this is so they can reassure...