Hopenhagen, Nopenhagen, Flopenhagen?


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There certainly seem to be two sides to this particular story. Bill McKibben writes in Grist that Obama "blew up the United Nations", "formed a league of super-polluters", and "has taken the mandate that progressives worked their hearts out to give him, and used it to gut the ideas that progressives have held most dear."

Meanwhile, Joe Romm at Climate Progress claims that Obama achieved much of what he set out to do, and breathlessly titles his post White House tells amazing inside story of how the Copenhagen Accord was reached, calling it "a great achievement."

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