The joy of we climate sceptics find knows no bounds. After two weeks and over time of 24 hours, all that the Durban Climate circus managed to produce as an outcome was a road map towards an accord to be signed by 2015 whose proposed actions will be operational from 2020!
The process for doing so, called the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, would "develop a new protocol, another legal instrument or agreed outcome with legal force that will be applicable to all Parties to the UN climate convention," under a working group. The exact nature of what "legal instrument" or "agreed outcome" has not yet been decided!
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