Developing countries boycott UN climate talks

An activist dressed as polar bear appears among others as they stage a protest at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, on behalf of humans who are being hit hard by climate change. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper) (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper)

December 14, 2009 6:14:01 AM PST
China, India and other developing nations boycotted U.N. climate talks on Monday, bringing negotiations to a halt with their demand that rich countries discuss much deeper cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions.