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Developing nations walk out of climate talks
THE Copenhagen climate summit is in chaos after poor countries walked out of negotiations en masse today.
The G77, a group which represents 130 developing countries, walked out because it is concerned the existing Kyoto protocol will be abandoned.
Australia's Climate Change Minister Penny Wong confirmed that organisers were trying to fix the problem and coax back the developing world.
'Get to work', urges Copenhagen climate summit head
By Richard Black
Environment correspondent, BBC News, Copenhagen
The president of the UN climate summit has urged delegates to "get to work" after protests from developing nations forced a suspension of several hours.
Talks resumed late on Monday after the president, Danish minister Connie Hedegaard, addressed some of the developing countries' concerns.
Their key demand - separate talks on the Kyoto Protocol - was met.