Obama's Copenhagen plan puts 'skin in the game'

The Financial Times’ energy page, meanwhile, examines the decision in the context of the hacked climate science email controversy. Ed Crooks writes that the controversy has given a boost to opponents of emissions curbs.

“Given all that, it is particularly impressive that president Obama has decided to go to Copenhagen at the business end of the meeting, instead of the early pointless photo-opportunity he had previously planned. The outcome still hangs in the balance,” he writes.