The Summit

After two decades of work, the world got its first truly international plan to address climate change.

LE BOURGET, FRANCE – Diplomats from 196 nations agreed Saturday to a global pact to curb heat-trapping emissions and to protect those most vulnerable to climate change. The deal alone does not put the world on a path toward what scientists deem a relatively safe level of global warming. But officials stress that the Paris Agreement provides a clear path ahead for countries to quickly and routinely set stronger targets …

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