Japan, India and Tuvalu add their concerns.
The tiny South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, one those most at risk from rising sea levels caused by climate change, was more blunt. “For a vulnerable country like Tuvalu, its an act of sabotage on our future,” Ian Fry, its lead negotiator said. “Withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol is a reckless and totally irresponsible act,” he said in an email to Reuters.
Critics in Australia are using the Harper government’s decision to scorn the Australian government.