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Obama and Hatoyama Pledge 'Success' at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Article: Obama and Hatoyama Pledge 'Success' at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Meeting for the first time on Japanese soil, Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and President Barack Obama today committed their governments to “a new era in the global fight against climate change” by shifting to low-carbon growth and achieving “a successful outcome” at the UN climate conference next month.

Bangkok Climate Talks Fail to Resolve Core Issues

Article: Bangkok Climate Talks Fail to Resolve Core Issues

The latest round of United Nations climate negotiations concluded in Bangkok today with mixed results. UN climate chief Yvo de Boer spoke of a “constructive” two weeks of talks, and said that “all the ingredients for a successful outcome in Copenhagen are on the table.”