Ban Ki Moon Expresses Pessimism for COP 15

04, November 2009
Stories of Change
The Center for People and Forests

Tough Deal on Climate Change Unlikely

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said many countries are simply not in a position to sign up to legally-binding targets. He said the best the world can hope for is a "political commitment" to work towards targets.

Is he being realistic, or pessimistic?