Obama brokers a climate deal, doesn't satisfy all

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the morning plenary session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. ((AP Photo/Susan Walsh))

December 18, 2009 6:11:53 PM PST
Two years of laborious negotiations on a climate agreement ended Friday with a political deal brokered by President Barack Obama with China and other emerging powers but denounced by poor countries because it was nonbinding and set no overall target for curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

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