Prabir Purkayastha, December 12th, 2010
The final declaration hammered out in Cancun in the appropriately termed the Moon Palace, has trumped the urgent needs of planet Earth of cutting greenhouse gas emissions. What has emerged is that developing countries have now agreed to a common instrument for emission commitments while the developed countries – the 37 Annex I countries -- have promised nothing in return.
D. Raghunandan, Newsclick, December 16, 2010
The climate summit in Copenhagen a year ago inspired many catchy nicknames starting with “hopenhagen” to portray early expectations that it would deliver a solution to the climate crisis, and later “nopenhagen” and the famous “flopenhagen” capturing its failure.