28 Dec 2009

The Copenhagen accord – Deciphering the implications of Copenhagen for the EU

Anton Georgiev / Christian Egenhofer

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Almost everyone agrees that the outcome at Copenhagen was far less than most had hoped for. Yet it is far better than what even the most optimistic observer could have wished for, especially once the conference entered into deep negotiations in the second week, where deadlock built up. In the days immediately following the conclusion of the momentous climate talks, CEPS researchers Christian Egenhofer and Anton Georgiev offer insights into what the Copenhagen Accord means for the European Union.