China butts heads with US and Bolivia expires
Todd Stern, the U.S. climate envoy said this morning the US wanted the Copenhagen Accord to be considered within the context of Article 7.2 (c) which is:
"(c) Facilitate, at the request of two or more Parties, the coordination of measures adopted by them to address climate change and its effects, taking into account the differing circumstances, responsibilities and capabilities of the Parties and their respective commitments under the Convention;"
China's take is no way. They oppose the measure as they don't consider the Copenhagen Accord to qualify as "measures," which begs the question: what exactly do they consider the Copenhagen Accord to be then?
Bolivia's representaive, who has the nicest voice of any delegate this morning said they want to ensure the UNFCCC logo is not used in affiliation with the Copenhagen Accord, before begging for the meeting to close for the sake of her own human rights, as she has not slept in 48 hours.