Durban Climate Talks End in Agreement

Carbon limits by '20; activists wary

Dec 12, 2011
Outside Magazine

Climate talks in Durban, South Africa drew to a close early Sunday morning with a landmark agreement that binds both developing and developed nations to limit carbon emissions beginning in 2020. Negotiators must decide on the extent of those limits by 2015. Activists and environmental scientists have warned that the negotiations, while a step forward, would not be enough to prevent a further rise in global temperatures.

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