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Paris has played host to the biggest UN talks on tackling global warming and curbing emissions since the ill-fated Copenhagen summit in 2009.
After two weeks of discussions - involving negotiators from nearly 200 countries - envoys agreed an international accord to limit greenhouse gas emissions that marks a turning point in more than 20 years of efforts to prevent dangerous levels of global warming.