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'At Least the Weather Will Be Better' Managing Expectations for a Climate Deal in Cancun

Copenhagen was a disaster, and now the next United Nations climate change conference is beginning in sunny Cancun. Despite generally low expectations and setbacks of his own, German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen sees sunny prospects and even a bit of progress at the summit in Mexico.
Von Dirk Kurbjuweit und Christian Schwägerl
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan