Here’s How Paris Climat 2015 Went

Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images, via The Guardian

Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images, via The Guardian

Then at 7.16pm, the French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, returned abruptly to the stage, flanked by high-ranking UN officials. The last-minute compromises had been resolved, he said. And suddenly they were all on their feet. Fabius brought down the green-topped gavel, a symbol of UN talks, and announced that a Paris agreement had been signed. The delegates were clapping, cheering and whistling wildly, embracing and weeping. Even the normally reserved economist Lord Stern was whooping.

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