UN climate conference strikes acceptable deal in Lima
Updated: 2014-12-14 15:37
LIMA - The annual United Nations climate talks finally wrapped up in Lima, Peru, in wee hours of Sunday, reaching acceptable but not satisfying result and leaving unresolved issues to climate conference in Paris, in December next year.
As the final hours of the Lima conference ticked away and ran into overtime for over 30 hours, parties began to soften their hard lines to come to an agreement. Countries had strived very hard to reach a pact on the basis of a slimmed-down draft decision text which had been modified for several times.