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Countries Argue Over Climate Pact
Fri Nov 22, 2013 01:09 PM CST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- U.N. climate talks are likely to run overtime with more than 190 countries arguing over the building blocks for a new pact to slow global warming.

A draft text presented Friday, the last scheduled day of the two-week conference in Warsaw, gave only vague direction on when countries should present their targets for restricting carbon emissions. That's a key element of the deal that's supposed to be adopted in Paris in 2015.

Despite a push by the European Union and the U.S. for a clear timeline for announcing targets, the draft text said only that commitments ...

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