SPIEGEL ONLINE's Climate Countdown Progress in Copenhagen Despite No New Offers from Obama

Some had hoped that US President Barack Obama would bring new emissions cut pledges with him to the climate summit. He didn't, but the US and China could be approaching an agreement. Read SPIEGEL ONLINE's Climate Countdown to keep up to date as the Copenhagen conference moves forward.
US President Barack Obama brought no new offers with him to Copenhagen on Friday, but he has made progress in talks with China.

US President Barack Obama brought no new offers with him to Copenhagen on Friday, but he has made progress in talks with China.

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Photo Gallery: Demonstrators Fail in Attempt to Storm Conference
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Photo Gallery: Demonstrators Fail in Attempt to Storm Conference

Photo Gallery: Chaos at the Climate Conference
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Photo Gallery: Chaos at the Climate Conference

Photo Gallery: Riots Outside Climate Summit
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Photo Gallery: Riots Outside Climate Summit

Photo Gallery: Climate Activists Clash with Danish Police
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Photo Gallery: Climate Activists Clash with Danish Police

Photo Gallery: Giant Iceberg Off Australia
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Photo Gallery: Giant Iceberg Off Australia

Photo Gallery: World Climate Summit Starts in "Hopenhagen"
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Photo Gallery: World Climate Summit Starts in "Hopenhagen"

Photo Gallery: Nepalese Government Climbs High for the Climate
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Photo Gallery: Nepalese Government Climbs High for the Climate

Photo Gallery: Maldives President Battles Climate Change
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Photo Gallery: Maldives President Battles Climate Change