Activists storm COP15 hall in protest at leaked memo
Chaos hits the climate talks in Copenhagen after leaked documents reveal plans to sideline the interests of developing nations. Representatives from developing to discover that world leaders will expected to sign an agreement that empowers richer countries and marginalises the UN in future climate change negotiations. African countries were outraged delegates from PACJA (Pan African Climate Justice Alliance) swamped the main hall of the COP15 conference shouting ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“Two degrees to suicideÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â and ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã¢â‚¬Å“We will surviveÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â. They were immediately pounced upon by representatives of the press, including reporters from CNN and Reuters, and the conference area was completely disrupted by the ensuing chaos.
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Updated on 10 December 2009