Daily News Digest – 11 December 2009

Phnom Penh PostCambodia expected to seek funding at climate summit

Cambodia’s delegation will soon touch down in Copenhagen, where it is expected to press for adaptation funding to help Cambodia meet climate related challenges.
Full article in the Phnom Penh Post

Bangkok PostBattle of the texts looms at UN climate talks

China accused developed nations of failing to live up to their promises, and the Pacific-island state of Tuvalu called for a legally binding amendment to the Kyoto Protocol that would require large developing economies set targets for emissions cuts. Full article in the Bangkok Post

ReutersTiny Tuvalu in spotlight at climate talks

Key facts about Tuvalu and the climate-related challenges it faces as a Pacific island nation. Full article on Reuters

Mysinchew.comJapan, Indonesia call for Copenhagen deal

Japan recently offered a 425 million dollar loan to Indonesia for climate change mitigation, as the two countries jointly set a standard for cooperation in order to involve other major emitters. Full article

Channel News Asia – China and India at forefront of Copenhagen discussions
Brunei FM – China willing to work with ASEAN to tackle climate change
The Standard – Asia particularly at risk to climate change

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