One Word

Here’s an account of the negotiations leading up to the international climate change agreement.  Apparently, there was an accidental change of the word “should” to “shall” in one passage, which almost sunk the deal.  A lesson to law students and lawyers everywhere.

The story of this extremely complex negotiation really is fascinating, especially following the failure of prior efforts.  It contains a lot of lessons for students of negotiation.

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