UN Warms Climate Talks Could Collapse

Dec 13, 2007

(AP) -- Al Gore said Thursday the United States is "principally responsible" for blocking progress at the U.N. climate conference, and European nations threatened to boycott U.S.-led climate talks next month unless Washington compromises on emissions reductions.



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