The World from Berlin 'Copenhagen Was an All-Out Failure'

The weeks, months and years of talking ended in a limpid deal. The Copenhagen climate conference ended on Saturday with a vague commitment to preventing the average global temperature from rising by more than 2 degrees Celsius. German newspapers slam the failed summit and most are deeply pessimistic about any future deal.
Climate change protestors hold up a banner in Newcastle Port, Australia on Saturday, following the failure of the UN global summit in Copenhagen.

Climate change protestors hold up a banner in Newcastle Port, Australia on Saturday, following the failure of the UN global summit in Copenhagen.

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-- Siobhán Dowling and Daryl Lindsey