UN climate talks stuck on finance, ending voluntary targets for developing nations

December 7, 2014 6:00 PM

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UN climate talks stuck on finance, ending voluntary targets for developing nations

A man dressed as the superhero Captain Planet stands outside a conference room used by the Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. A recent study by a top Brazilian climate scientist, Antonio Nobre, draws together data from multiple researchers to show that the Amazon, due to decades of deforestation, may be closer to a tipping point than the government has acknowledged and that the changes could be a threat to climates around the globe. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) (The Associated Press)

Fausta Ortiz, 38, Pastoruri's glacier guardian, stands on top rocks that years ago where covered with ice, in Huaraz, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. According to Alejo Cochachin, coordinator of the glaciology unit, the Pastoruri glacier retreated 576 meters between 1980 and 2014. Peru's glaciers have...

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