195 nations approve historic climate accord

Delegates pledge to do what it takes to limit warming rise to 2 degrees Celsius

Male, Maldives

SUNKEN CITY  Almost 200 nations have agreed to curb their greenhouse emissions in an effort to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. Even with such ambitious cuts, island nations such as the Maldives, its capital Malé shown, worry that sea level rise will swallow up large portions of their land.

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