Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Continuing Challenge on Development and Climate Change Beyond Bali

The recent edition of Roundup published an article written by Mr. Vice Yu, Coordinator of the Global Governance for Development Programme. The article draws on his reflections of the outcomes of the 13th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Bali, Indonesia.

``....The Bali talks were also notable in being the forum in which the United States, as a result of pressure from the other UNFCCC Parties (especially developing countries) and in the full view of the international public, NGOs, and media, was pulled into joining a consensus that it had strenuously resisted and sought to water down. This might mean that the US would then be seriously engaged in the post-2012 UNFCCC process...``

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