As skeptics at the Copenhagen summit are demanding proof that climate change is man-made, a Russian think-tank has accused British researchers of manipulating Russian weather data which does not fit into alarmist theory.
President Dmitry Medvedev is preparing to join over a hundred leaders at the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, which was stalled for nine-hours on Wednesday due to wrangles over the text to be used for the talks.
President Medvedev has said that talks on a new climate treaty that are underway in Copenhagen should not lead to a “witch hunt”. He said there has been unfair pressure put on countries rich in hydrocarbons.
As past experience has shown, although the Summit on Climate Change would probably come to a successful conclusion, it is unlikely to be backed up by future action, thinks Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg.