The COP18 climate change negotiations have now concluded in Doha. According to the BBC:
UN climate talks in Doha have closed with a historic shift in principle but few genuine cuts in greenhouse gases.
The summit established for the first time that rich nations should move towards compensating poor nations for losses due to climate change.
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Some more background information has come to light concerning the apparent confusion within the UK government about their renewables obligations. The Guardian has printed what it claims is a letter dated July 9th from George Osborne to Ed Davey discussing in particular a reduction in ROCs for onshore wind. Quoting from that letter:
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