Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, right, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso
climate change

10 Billion Dollars To Fight Global Warming

European Union leaders have agreed on a deal to pay developing countries more than 10 billion US dollars in total over the next three years to help them in the fight against climate change.

Swedish itself will give 1.2 billion dollars over three years, the fourth largest provider behind Britain, Germany and France. But what will it mean for the ongoing climate change negotiations in Copenhagen? Developing countries have criticised the figure as inadequate.

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