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Signing the wrong pact

The Guardian's coverage of post-Copehagen fallout included this telling quote from Lumumba Di-Aping, Chairman of the G77 grouo of over 100 of the world's poorest countries:

"[This] is asking Africa to sign a suicide pact, an incineration pact in order to maintain the economic dependence of a few countries. It's a solution based on values that funnelled six million people in Europe into furnaces."

This is strong stuff, and although it may feel over the top to some, it does seem to cature some of the impotent rage that developing countries must be feeling right now..

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