Decisions are to be taken on a new global climate agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen from 7-18 December 2009. The overall goal for the meeting is to establish an ambitious global climate agreement for the period from 2012 when the first commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol expires.
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