COPENHAGEN, After two years of preparation and anticipation, the U.N. Climate Change Conference, or COP15, opened Monday amid growing hope an agreement between developed and developing countries on specific greenhouse gas targets is within reach.

Attention began to turn toward who will pay for developing countries to reach their announced emissions goals, and how much it will all cost.

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