Was COP17 a hit or a miss? A round up of views from COP17's key players.
Protests against climate change took on the form of a soccer game in Durban, which saw the Robin Hoods take on the 1% Bankers.
Ministers fought to save UN climate talks from collapse, searching to narrow differences between rich and poor nations over fighting global warming.
A draft global pact on climate change has boosted UN talks, already deep into overtime, but negotiators are worried it's a little too late.
EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard has stepped up warnings that if major economies do not compromise, a Durban deal may be out of reach.
Civil society activists who gathered for a meeting with Jacob Zuma at the Durban City Hall allege they were 'pushed and punched' by volunteers.
Environmental NGOs have lambasted ministers at COP17, saying that governments were creating theatre out of the climate talks.
Twelve heads of state and 130 ministers are set to attend the high level segment of the COP17 conference to broker a new climate deal.
There's been mixed reaction at COP17 to China's announcement that it would accept a legally binding agreement to reduce carbon emissions.
China says it will commit to a binding agreement on climate change, even as calls grow for the US to stop hindering negotiations and leave the talks.