Climate special report: what happened in Bangkok?

Governments made no clear headway towards agreeing a post-2012 climate policy framework at the end of a round of negotiations in Bangkok last week. But beyond the media headlines, progress was achieved in several areas such as carbon market reform.

Officials also made significant cuts to the draft negotiating text and clarified their positions. Eyes are now turning to Europe to unblock discussions on big issues such as climate financing. EU leaders will flesh out their position on the issue on 29-30 October.

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