06/09/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

US: No Climate Aid To Countries Opposing Copenhagen Accord

The US State Department is denying climate change assistance to countries opposing the Copenhagen accord, it emerged today.

The new policy, first reported by The Washington Post, suggests the Obama administration is ready to play hardball, using aid as well as diplomacy, to bring developing countries into conformity with its efforts to reach an international deal to tackle global warming.

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