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A Very Peculiar Accord

Political Climate is limbering up just as the very odd Copenhagen Accord process is reaching its first milestone; the listing of countries that wish to associate themselves with it and the filling in of the curiously sparse appendixes I and II, due by 31 January 2010.

Remember that the Accord was drafted by Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the US in the final hours of the Copenhagen summit in December and agreed by a wider group of big economic players only to be downgraded in the final plenary session due to the objections of a collection of awkward squad and anti US countries. Continue reading



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