Five nations – the , , , and – have announced that there has been a successful deal at
COP President Connie Hedegaard resigned on 16 December, saying that the arrival of so many heads of state and government has meant that the negotiations should be presided over by someone of equal status.
With the Climate Change Summit opening in
The Kenyan government has announced that it will set up a $2 billion revolving fund to lend to those investing in green electricity generating projects.
The Chinese government has unveiled firm targets for curbing its carbon footprint for the first time, and it confirmed that China will be represented by the Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao at the Copenhagen climate talks.