Yvo de Boer: Cop 16 won’t produce binding agreement

"The idea for the meeting in Cancun is to reach what I expected for Copenhagen," said De Boer, who is stepping down from his post on July 1. "This would be to deliver a functioning architecture, adopted through decisions that you could then turn into a treaty afterwards. It is not feasible to get this architecture in place as well as finalising a treaty text in the two weeks."

Speaking at a carbon conference in Amsterdam on Wednesday, De Boer said he understood uncertainty is preventing developi

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