UN climate talks set sights on historic Paris pact

Agence France-Presse: To fresh warnings and appeals to seize the political momentum, UN talks opened in Lima yesterday tasked with drawing the outlines of a 2015 deal to roll back climate change. Gathering 195 states, the 12-day meeting also has to agree on the pact's heart - a format for nations to make pledges to reduce earth-warming carbon pollution. These national commitments would form the cornerstone of an unprecedented accord to be sealed in Paris in December 2015 and take effect by 2020. "2014 is threatening......

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