Oxfam today warned that EU countries must cut themselves loose from the US or risk losing a groundbreaking climate deal that has been two years in the making. A fair and safe deal can be struck in Copenhagen this year, but world leaders cannot wait for the US to play catch-up.
Two years ago, rich nations promised to deliver a legally binding climate deal in Copenhagen. Now rich countries have admitted to back peddling in order to accommodate the US.
Slideshow of the Oxfam Big Heads in Barcelona. So far, big headed leaders have failed to commit their fair share of the new money that is needed to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate.