Are wealthy countries going to deliver what's needed at the Copenhagen climate talks?

Are wealthy countries going to deliver what's needed at the Copenhagen climate talks?
This week dozens of the world's richest states signed up to an agreement that commits them to 'greening the recovery' from recession. Does this promise great things in the run up to the Copenhagen climate talks in December or is it empty rhetoric?
Shows the world is serious about tackling climate change
Not worth the paper it's written on
Encouraging, but will beleive it when I see it

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