'Far cry from what is needed': Marathon climate talks deliver compromise deal but defer key decisions

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COP25 President Carolina Schmidt (centre) oversaw the final hours of proceedings at the summit | Credit: UN Climate Change
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COP25 President Carolina Schmidt (centre) oversaw the final hours of proceedings at the summit | Credit: UN Climate Change

UN climate summit fails to secure progress on raft of key components of the Paris Agreement, putting huge pressure on UK to engineer a successful COP26 in Glasgow

Marathon climate talks finally closed in Madrid today with nations signing off on a compromise agreement that stressed the urgent need to deliver deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions and restrict global...

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