The Climate Race

Updates and on-the-scene reports from the United Nations Climate Change Conference

Deadlock and disagreements

Protesters in the streets of Copenhagen are getting increasingly frustrated as negotiations at the conference crawl along, and the very real possibility of a deadlock looms. Stephen Beard talks with Kai Ryssdal about what’s going on — and what’s not.

Two giants in the discussions, the United States and China, are the world’s largest emitters of heat-trapping gases. From Shanghai, Marketplace’s Scott Tong reports on the big disagreements they have over how much carbon to cut and who should pay for it.


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