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British delegate's pro-logging stance prompts EU apology

Date : 9th October 2009, Source : The Guardian (UK)

Embarassed official apologises after a British negotiator at the Bangkok climate talks rewrites the EU's climate change policy to sanction the felling of rainforests. The EU had to apologise last night after a British official at the Bangkok climate negotiations single-handedly rewrote its position to effectively sanction the felling of the world's rainforests in order to grow plantations of palm oil.

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