African delegates walked out of Copenhagen’s climate talks on Monday, accusing rich nations of jeopardising prospects of a binding treaty. This week, the Mines and Communities website updated its mining-related background to this crucial summit (http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9728), profiling a wave and wind-swept Philippines that’s bogged down in coal (see http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9720) and exposing the deception at the heart of the EU’s climate policies (http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9743) and those of Australia (http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9714).
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