Climate deal commits every nation to limiting emissions

December 15, 2014 7:16 AM

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Climate deal commits every nation to limiting emissions

LIMA — International negotiators have reached a climate change agreement that would, for the first time in history, commit every nation to reducing its rate of greenhouse gas emissions. But the deal still falls far short of its stated goal of averting the dangerous and costly early impact of global warming.

The agreement reached early Sunday by delegates from 196 countries establishes a framework for a climate change accord to be signed by world leaders in Paris next year.

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