Climate Talks End In Copenhagen Accord; Countries Settle On Non- Binding 2 ºC Warming Limit
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 20, 2009
In the end, 188 countries voted in favor of the motion, with Cuba, Bolivia, Sudan, and Venezuela voting against it. Developed countries would reach agreement with emerging economies such as Brazil, China, and India as to whether or not emerging economies should set emissions reduction targets. All agreements would be legally binding, and would be subject to independent verification. by Jack Rosebro.