United Nations Climate Talks, Bonn - Photography and Images

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A representative of Niger speaks to the media backdropped by a pair of camels. The camels and press conference drew attention to the severity of desertification that climate change is causing and the severity of the weak targets that countries have set at these talks. With the plodding nature of talks to date, it will be a surprise if an agreement is reached in Copenhagen later this year.  (©Robert vanWaarden)