COPENHAGEN — U.N. negotiators at the COP15 conference worked through the night Tuesday, increasingly desperate to reach agreement before more than 120 world leaders gather Thursday night and Friday and following an official warning that the stalemated negotiations could doom the conference.

As of Wednesday, despite hints some countries were compromising on secondary issues, there was no progress on the contentious matters, including greenhouse gas emission targets and financial contributions from developed states to the developing world to halt climate change.

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