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High-level Climate Talks

Posted December. 17, 2009 09:31,   


High-level talks begin yesterday at the 15th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, three days ahead of the event`s closing. Developed and developing nations failed to narrow differences on key issues, including targets for CO2 emission reductions and financial assistance for tackling global warming. UN climate conference president Connie Hedegaard , Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, British Crown Prince Charles, and conference secretary general Yvo de Boer (from left) applaud at the opening ceremony of the talks.