[Brussels, October 29. Image via Getty]

ActionAid activists displays a banner prior to a European Union summit near the European Council headquarters on October 29, 2009 in Brussels. Europe's leaders grapple with deadlock on how to fight global warming and the legacy of recession, all the while jockeying for control of arguably the biggest appointment in Brussels' history. AFP PHOTO / GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)