Latest update: 09/12/2011
Hopes to restart climate pledges flounder in Durban
It had been touted as the "last chance" to save the environment. But hopes to reach a new deal on climate change at the Durban conference looked dead in the water from day one. Now, with the Kyoto protocol reaching its end, and participating nations unsure to renew their commitments, the only thing that looks set to change is the climate itself.