This report from Copenhagen in the New York Times analyzes delegates’ efforts to circulate unofficial treaty drafts. They represent 3 types of countries: the developed rich — the US and Europe, emerging powerhouses — China and India, and the poor majority. Satisfying all 3 types will be very difficult.
According to information given on the website Climate.org, there are a number of statistics which are indicative of the current climate condition: For example, carbon dioxide in the Atmosphere — 414 (Carbon Dioxide…). According to the Climate Portal of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Atmospheric CO2 levels of