The General consensus seems to be that no deal will be made, and if by some slim chance a watered down agreement can be found, none of the major countries attending will feel any real obligation to make good on their promises (like Kyoto). It is in fact one massive waste of bloody fuel, time and taxpayers money. But who can really blame them? They've got to show willing even though a growing number of their voters don't believe that man has any influence on the climate. And now that we have discovered that the data has been fudged/destroyed/hidden/manipulated - then things can only get worse for the anti-CO2 religion.
The airport says it is expecting up to 140 extra private jets during the peak period alone, so far over its capacity that the planes will have to fly off to regional airports – or to Sweden – to park, returning to Copenhagen to pick up their VIP passengers.
As well 15,000 delegates and officials, 5,000 journalists and 98 world leaders, the Danish capital will be blessed by the presence of Leonardo DiCaprio, Daryl Hannah, Helena Christensen, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Prince Charles. A Republican US senator, Jim Inhofe, is jetting in at the head of an anti-climate-change "Truth Squad." The top hotels – all fully booked at £650 a night – are readying their Climate Convention menus of (no doubt sustainable) scallops, foie gras and sculpted caviar wedges.
According to the organisers, the eleven-day conference, including the participants' travel, will create a total of 41,000 tonnes of "carbon dioxide equivalent", equal to the amount produced over the same period by a city the size of Middlesbrough.
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How much money will they spend on talking about climate change whilst people are starving and dying from disease and war right now?