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Nations at UN climate talks in Poland back universal emissions rules

After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed on Saturday, December 15, 2018, on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. Fierce disagreements on two other climate issues were kicked down the road for a year to help bridge a chasm of opinions on the best solutions.