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Climate Summit / Copenhagen, Denmark / Global Warming #955091

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) A frenzied day of shuttle diplomacy for President Obama at the climate conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, reported; scenes shown of White House press secretary Robert Gibbs trying to get into the meeting; details given about the eleventh hour agreement. [OBAMA - says we made a meaningful breakthrough.]

(Studio: Erica Hill; Washington: Ed Henry) The main points of this non-binding agreement that has no enforcement mechanism & how Obama reached out to the Chinese delegation discussed.

(Studio: Erica Hill) An insider briefing held with CNN's David Gergen about the climate conference. [GERGEN - says Obama's language is overblown, but the talks would have collapsed without Obama's role: that this conference falls way short of expectations; states it is hard to see how the Senate has the assurances to impose costs on American companies.]

Hill, Erica;
Henry, Ed

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