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Day 4 at Copenhagen: No breakthrough in sight

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-12-11

Industrialised countries, emerging economies and the world's poor remained at loggerheads Thursday as negotiations to reach a compromise deal to tackle global warming stalled on day four of the Copenhagen climate summit.

From Day 1 through to Day 12, FRANCE 24's correspondents at the Bella Centre uncover the real issues stirring debate at the Copenhagen summit on climate change.

Blocs of countries pitched competing visions for a deal at the UN climate talks on Thursday as emerging nations and the countries most threatened by global warming jockeyed for a place in a draft compromise.

But many wonder whether a deal will actually be enforceable should delegates come to an understanding. FRANCE 24's correspondent at the Bella Centre, Gulliver Cragg, discusses the matter with Stephen Porter of the US-based Center for International Environmental Law.

A France 24 - RFI webdocumentary

Date created : 2009-12-10

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