It is my profound hope that the principles of fairness, balance and the common good which have become so popular with G20 leaders lately will inform today's summit in South Korea. Unfortunately, the signs are decidedly mixed.
Giving exposure to representatives like Lumamba, the chairman of the G-77 group of developing countries, and reminding the developed world that it is causing damage to others, may be one of Copenhagen's greatest legacies.
The failure of world leaders to come to terms with the climate crisis provoked anger and disappointment. My colleague at YES! Magazine, Brooke Jarvis, reported on the early responses to the climate deal.