Lima Climate Talks End in Deal, but Path to Treaty Is Uncertain

By John H. Cushman Jr

A few hours before dawn poured over the Andes Mountains on Sunday, exhausted diplomats from 190 nations finally reached an uneasy compromise after a grueling and highly contentious round of United Nations climate negotiations.

Somehow, they managed to keep open a route, however uncertain, toward a new climate treaty that they want to complete in Paris a year from now.


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