Daily Archives: September 3, 2009

Tony Barber

According to an opinion poll, more than half of Denmark’s population has little or no confidence that world leaders will strike an agreement on fighting climate change at December’s landmark United Nations summit in Copenhagen.  It is just a hunch, but I reckon one impulse behind this pessimism is the widespread European suspicion that China, which recently overtook the US as the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter, will play an unconstructive role at the talks.

What if this suspicion is unfounded? Read more

A year after the Commission’s voluntary register of lobbyists came into being, could the rules already be set to change? Siim Kallas tells European Voice he is considering it.

EurActiv seems to think the issue won’t be high on the Swedes’ political agenda, citing the focus on who-gets-what-job in the coming months. Read more