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Climate

UNFCCC chief de Boer discusses U.S. role in Copenhagen talks

As international pressure steadily increases, will the United States deliver on its promises and meet expectations at this year's climate summit in Copenhagen? During today's OnPoint, Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, previews this year's international negotiations and discusses his expectations for the U.S. delegation. De Boer explains how the U.S. domestic climate discussion will affect the international talks. He also addresses what impact the global economic downturn will have on prospects for a post-2012 climate treaty.