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UN Climate Talks Conclude in China With Little Sign of Progress

Talks aimed at reaching an agreement to mitigate climate change neared a close in China with little sign the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters are resolving their differences.

The U.S. and China sparred during the weeklong talks over pledges to reduce carbon emissions made during United Nations negotiations in Copenhagen last year. UN climate chief Christiana Figueres said the two nations need to settle their differences to allow other countries to make progress in the negotiations.