Clashes in Paris a day before US-China climate change sit-down - CNN

Story highlightsU.S. and Chinese presidents set to meet Monday morningMore than 200 arrested in Paris after brief clashes with policeAs global average temperatures soar, they will try to get a handle on the cause.

On Monday, the leaders of the main players necessary to achieve the ambitious goal -- China and the United States -- will sit down together at the COP21. They are also the largest producers of greenhouse gases.

COP stands for Conference of Parties, an annual forum to try to tackle climate on a global political level.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, will hold their bilateral meeting at around 9:30 a.m. local time. Obama will make