Brangelina Diplomacy

Mexico’s Foreign Minister, Patricia Espinosa, has asked five rich/five developing nations to work together at the Cancun climate talks to tackle specific sticking areas. According to Brad Johnson at Think Progress:

Britzil: Britain and Brazil have the greatest responsibility, assigned to break the deadlock over the future of the Kyoto Protocol.

Bangralia: Australia and Bangladesh are developing draft text for international financing and technology transfer.

Spalgeria: Spain and Algeria are working together on adaptation assistance for developing countries.

Grenaden: Sweden and Grenada will “work on long-term global goals for slowing climate change.”

New Zindonesia: New Zealand and Indonesia are working on “other issues about curbing greenhouse gases,” according to Reuters.


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