UPDATE: Earlier in the week we did say we would talk about this on air today, but the Thierry Henry football story continues to gather pace around the world. We’re hoping we’ll be able to go live with Copenhagen sometime next week.
It was meant to be the final chance to do something about global warming.
But it doesn’t look like there’ll be a deal at the Copenhagen summit next month: the politicians can’t agree.
President Obama has admitted there now isn’t time to secure a full treaty in time for the summit.
Some argue that the world can afford to wait another year maybe, just so long as a deal is done. But does that make Copenhagen redundant ?
The developing countries want money to help them switch from dirty to “clean” technology.
The developed countries don’t want to cut back their emissions so much they cripple their economies.
The Maldives government is already preparing for the worst – so is it time to accept a future of climate change and get ready to deal with the consequences?
Or should we just accept that not enough of us care enough about the issue ?