Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations agree on rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations strike a deal to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.
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