Amid deadlock in Bali, EU threatens to boycott climate talks in U.S.

By Thomas Fuller and Elisabeth Rosenthal
International Herald Tribune

December 13, 2007

Frustrated with the U.S. position in deadlocked negotiations at a United Nations conference on global warming, the European Union threatened Thursday to boycott separate talks that are to be held by the United States next month. The escalating bitterness between the EU and United States came as Al Gore, the former U.S. vice president, told delegates that “my own country, the United States, is principally responsible for obstructing progress here in Bali… more