Nearly 200 Nations Agree To Climate Deal

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climate agreementNearly 200 nations have agreed to an accord that will significantly curb greenhouse gas emissions in the hopes of slowing climate change.

The agreement comes at the end of a two-week-long conference, known as COP21, in Paris. The deal, which aims to prevent a 2 degree Celsius (3.6 degree Fahrenheit) rise in atmospheric temperature, is remarkable because it requires both developed and developing nations to take action.

For years environment-related pacts have exempted developing nations from making changes to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Read more at The New York Times.

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