Sunday, December 11, 2011

Armageddon deferred

The new deal means that "for the first time every county (sic) in the world is committed to cutting "carbon" – although the legal wording remains vague and the treaty will not come into force until 2020".

Samantha Smith, of WWF International, said the compromise had watered down the deal to such an extent it became almost meaningless. "They haven't reached a real deal", she said. "They watered things down so everyone could get on board".

Yeah … way to go!