We asked MNN readers, "What single word sums up your expectations for next month's U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen?" Click on the words below to read their insights, and use the drop-down menus to sort their quotes by age and region.

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For more news, information and interactives about the Copenhagen summit, check out the first two installments in our "Road to Copenhagen" series: 
And visit our Copenhagen climate talks homepage to stay up-to-date on what's new with the climactic climate conference, which begins Dec. 7.

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