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Draft Climate Change Accord Gets Bigger, Not Smaller

Negotiators drafting a climate change agreement have doubled the size of the text they began with. Some of the nearly 200 delegates who attended the weeklong session are concerned that the expanded text may complicate efforts to combat global warming. The delegates began this round of talks with the aim of streamlining the 39-page text. Instead, the draft of this climate change agreement has ballooned to 86 pages. Ilze Pruse, the head of the Latvian delegation to the European Union who...

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