The 12-day UN Climate Change Conference of 2013 has begun! The aim of the conference is to forge an agreement to cut climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions - though major breakthroughs are not expected to occur, according to the Huffington Post. Typhoon Haiyan has been on the forefront of on the minds of many as well as reports indicating that nations are falling behind in their collective goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more updates on the conference happenings visit The Climate Post: U.N. Climate Conference Kicks Off Amid Reminders of Deal Urgency | Tim Profeta.