Saw points

By Sarah Barnett In Ecologic

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12th June, 2010
Perhaps the greatest casualty of last year's Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is not a binding treaty, low-lying islands or reality, but trust. Public opinion on climate change has taken a dive, and the relationships between negotiating nations, particularly along the rich-poor divide, are far from healthy. A poll German magazine Der Spiegel conducted found that 42% of Germans believed in man-made climate change, down from 62% in 2006. A February BBC survey found just 26% of Britons believed, down from 41% just over a year earlier. In late April, Australia put its ...

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