Climate change forum ABCs
Today and tomorrow, representatives of 17 nations – those responsible for 75 percent of the world's carbon emissions – will be meeting in Washington to discuss climate change. Here's a quick backgrounder to help put it into perspective. We'll be writing more on this later today and tomorrow.
WHO: Representatives are expected from Australia, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, Denmark, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa and the United States.