South Africa says Copenhagen Climate Talks Outcome Not Acceptable
South African negotiators said on Tuesday the outcome of the Copenhagen climate talks was disappointing and unacceptable, largely due to a flawed process that damaged trust among delegations. The United Nations summit ended with an underwhelming, and not legally binding, agreement on Saturday that set a target of limiting global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial times. South Africa said the level of ambition of developed countries' targets to cut carbon emissions remained too low. But with some key issues resolved among world leaders represented, it should help move forward.
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