U.S. global warming imagery from December 9, 2009
The Canadian Press reports that President Obama left the climate summit in Copenhagen early to get home before Washington was pounded by a record-breaking snowfall that dumped 60 centimetres of snow throughout the region.
NOAA climate statistics in the U.S. for October 2009: The third coolest October on record. Unusually cold and wet conditions led to several snowfall records. The downward trend in temperatures continues despite the failure of the IPCC and climate scientists to predict any decline.
There was no agreement at the climate summit in Copenhagen on how to save the planet but five of over 190 nations agreed to keep talking, which led Barack Obama to declare a "meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough." I presume this means he will raise the grade he gave himself for this year from a B+ to at least an A-.