- We have an agreement. The EU now has a strong negotiating position and the countdown to Copenhagen now has started.
- We can now look the rest of the world in the eyes and say we Europeans have done our job.
- It was essential that the European Union kept its leadership role and we have done that.
- EU offers are not a blank cheque... we are ready to act if our partners are ready to deliver.
annually by 2020 to tackle climate change and to deal with its consequences. However the EU leaders failed to say how much of that money would be coming from Europe, amid strong differences mainly between the poor eastern European nations and the richer west.