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Tuesday, 30 November 2010 08:48

Day 1: Everybody Wants Something at Cancun’s Climate Summit

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Amid low expectations and widespread disillusion, thousands of “climate dignitaries” from around the world descended on the Mexican resort city of Cancun for the first day of global-warming negotiations, each hoping to get something. A massive security presence — over 3,000 extra police and soldiers, along with warships off the coast — was deployed to protect the event and its participants.

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