World leaders address the general assembly of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen

 
World leaders address the general assembly of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen
World leaders (from top row L clockwise) U.S. President Barack Obama, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy,German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd,Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh address the general assembly of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16-18, 2009. World leaders worked through the early hours to try and beat a Friday deadline for a deal on cutting emissions and helping poor countries cope with the costly impact of global warming. REUTERS/Staff (DENMARK - Tags: POLITICS