US agrees to climate compromise

The US says it will accept a compromise text on curbing global warming thrashed out at UN climate talks in Bali.

US agrees to climate compromise
The compromise deal softens the commitments placed on developing countries to restrain their greenhouse gas emissions in the future.

The US accepted the deal minutes after signalling its rejection, which had brought rounds of boos from delegates.

Earlier, the EU and US agreed that industrialised countries would not set firm emissions targets at this stage.

BBC

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