December 08, 2009
The climate change conference in Copenhagen is barely under way and already a leaked draft agreement is pitting developing nations against their wealthier counterparts.
If the documents are accurate, the proposal would see more power in the hands of rich nations, the UN’s negotiating role sidelined and the Kyoto Protocol abandoned.
Developing nations are furious and say they will not sign on to an inequitable deal that they argue would limit their economic growth.
Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher explains.