Nice Work If Louise Can Get It
Chris Huhne, the energy and climate change minister, will lead 45 delegates from Britain staying at the £240-a-night Moon Palace, where each room has a jacuzzi. The hotel boasts bars, a crazy-golf course and crocodile-filled ponds.
The £43 million conference, guarded by the Mexican army, has been criticised by local environmentalists for turning a blind eye to pollution and deforestation on the heavily built-up hotel strip where it is being held...in Cancun, created by the Mexican government 40 years ago on a pristine strip of sand and mangrove forest. Most of the forest has been lost and coral reefs destroyed.
By Louise Gray in Cancun
Our crack reporter is on the spot ready to bring back breaking news not counting the risks and hardships as she serves the public.
I suppose WWF couldn't have just emailed their press releases to London.