Judges in India's capital Delhi have attacked the poor standards of the city's landfill sites which are over-flowing with rubbish.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has become the first building in the Arab world to achieve globally recognised green credentials.
World leaders shifted a great deal of their responsibility to local and regional authorities which have to make Copenhagen a real success, according to the European Union Committee of the Regions (EUCR).
Cold weather has caused chaos to the nations utilities cracking pipes have left thousands of people without gas or power.
Africa's first carbon credit scheme launches in the wake of Copenhagen and aims protects the continents rain forests.
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