Here’s UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s assessment of the Copenhagen conference, as reported in the New York Times. His main point: Follow the money. Kyoto, and Bali in 2007, committed no funds. Copenhagen promised $100 billion, not enough, but not chump change either. It can start flowing in 2010.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.