09 Dec '11, 3pm

Pressure Mounts on US, India, China to Seal COP17 Deal

Pressure Mounts on US, India, China to Seal COP17 Deal

The U.S., China and India are facing intense pressure to sign on to a new international deal that would see an ambitious agreement to reduce global emissions agreed by 2015 and legally enacted by 2020. According to Reuters' reports, officials from island nations are currently seeking bilateral meetings with the Indian delegation to call on them to relax their stance and sign on to the E.U.'s proposed roadmap towards a new deal. Meanwhile, the E.U.'s Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard has issued her starkest warning to date that the U.S., China and India risk shouldering the blame for the collapse of the talks if an agreement is not reached. "The success or failure of Durban hangs on a small number of countries who have not yet committed to the (E.U.) roadmap and the meaningful content it must have," she told reporters at a press conference this morning. "If there is no ...

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