UN climate talks acknowledge Copenhagen accord

UN climate talks acknowledge Copenhagen accord
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First Published: Sat, Dec 19 2009. 03 37 PM IST
Updated: Sat, Dec 19 2009. 03 37 PM IST
Copenhagen: UN climate talks avoided failure on Saturday by formally acknowledging a new US-led accord for combating global warming despite opposition from several nations.
“The conference of the parties takes note of the Copenhagen Accord,” said a final decision at the 193-nation talks that stopped short of endorsing the deal.
UN talks are meant to operate by consensus and several countries had spoken against the US-led plan. The decision would list the countries that were in favour of the deal and those against.
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First Published: Sat, Dec 19 2009. 03 37 PM IST