Poland on Friday put a giant spoke in European negotiations on financing the fight to tame global warming when it refused to stump up for richer, western partners.(via Benny Peiser's CCNet)
"Quite frankly, from our point of view it's totally unacceptable that the poor countries of Europe should help the rich countries of Europe to help the poor countries in the rest of the world," said Polish Finance Minister Jan Rostowski.
"We will not agree to a mechanism which would lead to such a completely unjust proposal," he added.
Monday, October 05, 2009
As reported by AFP on October 3rd: