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Leaders to agree to climate change deal

Publié par Clifford Armion le 18/12/2009

Ben Webster and Sam Coates

"A global deal to address climate change is likely to be agreed today but the commitments it contains on cutting greenhouse gases will fall short of the minimum target set by the UN's science body.

"The European Union is preparing to increase its commitment on cutting emissions as part of an endgame at the Copenhagen summit which will see other countries making similar concessions.

"A pledge yesterday by the United States to contribute to a $100 billion (£60 billion) annual climate protection fund appeared to have won sufficient support from developing countries, which are desperate not to walk away empty-handed from the summit."

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"Leaders to agree to climate change deal", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2009. Consulté le 04/03/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/leaders-to-agree-to-climate-change-deal