COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Park operator Tivoli, set in Denmark’s capital, cut its guidance for 2009 profits on Monday after thousands of visitors stayed away when governments met in Copenhagen this month for U.N. climate talks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that disappointment over the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change summit was justified, hardening a widespread verdict that the conference had been a failure.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China condemned claims ascribed to Britain’s climate change minister that it had “hijacked” negotiations in Copenhagen, saying on Tuesday the accusations were an attempt to sow discord among poor countries.
CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australia promised to press on with its carbon trade plan on Tuesday despite the U.N. climate summit’s failure to set emissions targets, but the Copenhagen outcome has cooled chances an early election on climate policy.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Sweden described the Copenhagen climate change summit as a “disaster” and a “great failure” on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of European Union environment ministers to discuss how to rescue the process.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China will treat talks on a binding global climate change pact in 2010 as a struggle over the “right to develop,” a Chinese official said, signaling more contentious deal-making will follow the Copenhagen summit.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Saturday defended an international climate accord reached in Copenhagen as an “important breakthrough” but stressed that it was only a step toward curbing global carbon emissions.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A U.N. climate meeting in Copenhagen committed on Saturday to try and complete its work on agreeing a new global pact by the end of 2010.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – European leaders discussed ways of deepening their 2020 emissions cuts targets to help reach a deal in the final day of climate talks in Copenhagen, but concluded they should not move further alone.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Japan’s Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama plans to leave Copenhagen late on Friday night, his press secretary said, but hopes to reach a political deal before he departs because failure to do so would be a “disgrace.” Kazuo Kodama, speaking for Hatoyama, said world leaders were still working to reach a deal but were negotiating without China’s Premier Wen Jiabao who left an earlier meeting and had not returned. Wen later headed into a second bilateral meeting with U.S. Preside