Paris climate deal: what comes next

December 13, 2015 9:30 PM

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Paris climate deal: what comes next

PARIS — First there were tears, hugs and a standing ovation that greeted approval of a historic international climate deal. Now the world's nations must focus on the nitty-gritty details to implement a complex, 31-page plan to limit the rise of global warming this century.

“This agreement was part of a road through Paris, not ending in Paris,” said Rodne Galicha of the Philippine environmental coalition Aksyon Klima. “The world’s efforts cannot end here with this deal.”

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