Climate Talks Stall in Copenhagen

Talks at the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark have stalled and some leaders are warning that an agreement may not be reached until next year’s meeting. U.S. Secretary of State of Hillary Clinton spoke at the summit today where she pledged that the U.S. would contribute to a fund to help less developed nations pay for their efforts to combat climate change. U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to attend the summit’s last day tomorrow, New York Times. Q & A Copenhagen Summit, BBC News.

Pakistan’s Supreme Court ended an amnesty deal that had been keeping public officials from being investigated from corruption and other crimes. Pakistan’s anti-corruption agency has reopened investigations of graft by current President Asif Ali Zardari, Bloomberg. Zardari profile, Al Jazeera.

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