Not just two but three kinds of countries are negotiating in Copenhagen. There are the rich, the poor and the in-between, like China, India and Brazil — countries that are becoming major polluters as they fight poverty with increased industrialization. We look at economics, politics and what's called "environmental justice." Also, President Obama meets with "fat cat" bankers, and the city of Houston, Texas elects a gay mayor.
Banner image: An Indian worker washing plastics is reflected in a pool of liquid at a dump on the outskirts of Mumbai on December 11, 2009. Photo: Pal Pilla/AFP/Getty Images