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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Support for Developing Nations on Shaky Ground

Lisa Friedman of Climatewire recently posted this article at NYTimes.com suggesting that international agreement around developed world support for climate adaptation in developing nations remains controversial, particularly in the United States:

"The tension over financing appears to be heating up as available negotiating hours slip away. Indeed, as developing nations wait to find out how much money the industrialized world will make available, a growing number of conservative lawmakers are questioning whether any money at all is appropriate."

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