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Inconvenient Truths Produce Hard Realities: Notes from Bali

In the compromise road map for future climate change negotiations that was drawn up at Bali, the urgency suggested by science was lost. There are yet positives in that the US remains in the negotiating process and the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities" of the developing countries has been maintained. India needs to now ask itself if it should hold on to a defensive national stance on climate or if the time is right to develop and implement creative national policies, and then articulate an international negotiating position around these policies.

INSIGHT december 29, 200731Inconvenient Truths Produce Hard Realities: Notes from BaliNavroz K DubashThis was the year in which the problem of global climate change emerged near the top of the geo-political agenda. The UN secretary gen-eral BanKi-Moon has said climate change will be his number

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