A. Kompowski & K. Niklewicz, Gazeta Wyborcza | December 9, 2008
No solution is in sight at the COP 14 talks. ++ "The line of division runs between the developed countries and the developing ones." ++ Saudi-Arabia wants no reduction of oil consumption, while Pacific islands are in threat of submersion. ++ While a "Common Vision" remains elusive, some goals have been reached, including global electronic recording of emission permits and a new phase of UN climate research. ++ The UK and Scandinavia have declared ambitious CO2-reduction targets. ++ All eyes are on the next US administration.