After climate agreement makes history, the real work begins

December 13, 2015 5:42 PM

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After climate agreement makes history, the real work begins

LE BOURGET, France -- Leaders from around the world made history Saturday, achieving what many thought was impossible -- putting into international law an unprecedented agreement to limit global warming. The "Paris effect" is already being felt around the world, analysts say, opening the door for a new era of green energy.

After two weeks of intense debate and little sleep for delegates from 196 countries, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius banged the ceremonial green gavel Saturday evening, adopting the ambitious document put forth by the United Nations' committee earlier in the day. It endeavors to limit warming...

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