Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 16:50
“Rich countries have long promised to take the lead on reducing emissions but are now insisting on shifting the burden onto developing countries. In good faith, developing countries have proposed to reduce 5 gigatonnes of emissions. Rich countries have proposed just 4 gigatonnes of their own reductions, and with the loopholes on accounting rules they want, they actually are proposing closer to zero reductions. In Panama it looks like a rowing boat with all the oars and effort only on one side.” Lim Li Lin, legal expert at TWN.