Leaders focus on how to share climate aid burden

European heads of state and government meeting in Brussels on Thursday night will focus on agreeing a formula for dividing up among member states Europe's financial contribution to climate mitigation and adaptation efforts in developing countries.

The agreement is likely to involve a deal on surplus carbon credits, or AAUs, under the Kyoto protocol, ENDS understands. "There should be clarity on internal burden-sharing," the Swedish EU presidency told journalists on Wednesday.

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