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Doha Climate Talks Enter Second Week
Mon Dec 3, 2012 03:31 PM CST

DOHA, Qatar (Dow Jones) -- Countries entered a second week of U.N. climate talks in Doha Monday deeply divided on key issues even as fresh warnings were issued that rising greenhouse gas levels are putting the planet in peril.

After six days of intense negotiations, observers said nations were far from agreement on extending the Kyoto Protocol on curbing emissions of Earth-warming gases, mainly carbon dioxide (CO2) produced from burning fossil fuels.

With evidence mounting that man-made climate change is melting polar ice caps and causing sea levels to rise more quickly than feared, poor countries insist the West makes ...

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