A few Copenhagen notes . . .

"Leaders always have a very important role in this. But frankly it's also up to negotiators and ministers not leave everything up to the leaders, but to get our act together,” he said at a press conference, according to AFP.

On a related topic, AP has conducted an in-depth review of the infamous hacked climate science emails. Their conclusion? The evidence wasn’t faked, but the scientists’ behavior wasn’t always flattering either.

“E-mails stolen from climate scientists show they stonewalled skeptics and discussed hiding data — but the messages don't support claims that the science of global warming was faked,” AP finds.