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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 11:42 AM
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Bolivia Alleges U.S "Blackmail" At Climate Change Negotiations
Source: Bernama/Malaysian Digest

Bolivia Alleges U.S "Blackmail" At Climate Change Negotiations

CANCUN, Mexico, 7 DECEMBER, 2010: Bolivia alleged that the United States was using "blackmail" tactics at climate change negotiations to force other countries to accept its position.

"We are not sold to anyone. We are not bought. We are not scared," Bolivia's Ambassador to the United Nations Pablo Solon told reporters at a press briefing here.

Solon said that the integrity of the negotiations at the current Cancun 16th United Nations Climate Summit which ends Fri Dec 10 and other climate negotiations had been undermined by recent Wikileaks.

Alarmed by increasing co-ordination among emerging nations on the climate dossier, the European Union (EU) and U.S. agreed earlier this year to synchronize their own efforts, with talks focusing on use of aid to win over reluctant third countries, leaked secret U.S. diplomatic cables revealed.


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Bragi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 11:45 AM
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1. A banner week for the Obama administration
Continued tax cuts for the rich, arresting a pesky whistleblower who is exposing war crimes, and pushing countries around in Cancun to ensure nothing is done on climate change.

It just doesn't get any better than that.

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