Middle East Economic Survey


No 51



UN Climate Change Summit In Cancun Leaves Questions Hanging

The 16th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Cancun, Mexico, ended on 11 December and was lauded as a success by most of the participants. The gathering is said to have reinvigorated the convention after the lack of progress made last year in Copenhagen, but it made no progress with the 1997 Kyoto Protocols, which...