Standing on the edge of the abyss


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Developed and developing countries must find common ground to make Copenhagen a success.
José Manuel Barroso
Published: Wednesday, 09/23/2009 12:00 am EDT

Climate change is happening faster than we believed only two years ago. Continuing with business as usual almost certainly means dangerous—perhaps catastrophic—climate change during the course of this century. Climate change is the most important challenge for this generation of politicians.

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