Final Draft of Climate Change Accord Expected on Saturday

December 12, 2015 10:29 AM

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Final Draft of Climate Change Accord Expected on Saturday

LE BOURGET, France — Negotiators on Saturday are expected to release what they say is the final draft of a landmark climate change accord that would for the first time commit nearly every country on Earth to lower their planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.

The document will be unveiled by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius of France, after two weeks of intense negotiations at this United Nations summit. Scientists and world leaders have said the talks here represent the world’s last, best hope of striking a deal that would begin to avert the most devasta...

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