Stalling in Copenhagen Chimerica Against the World

China and the United States are playing a decisive role in Copenhagen. Both major powers are accusing each other of doing too little to stop the climate disaster. Europeans and developing nations are demanding the two agree to greater reductions in CO2 emissions. Will 'Chimerica' derail a real deal in Copenhagen?
Von Christian Schwägerl
A climate activist in Copenhagen.

A climate activist in Copenhagen.

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