Divided climate talks end with compromise deal

An unidentified delegate leaves the plenary after the UN Climate Summit finished in Copenhagen on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "we have a deal" after a climate conference in Copenhagen decided to recognize a political accord brokered by President Barack Obama with China and other emerging powers. (Photo/Heribert Proepper)

December 19, 2009 10:59:16 AM PST
The historic U.N. climate talks ended Saturday after a 31-hour negotiating marathon, with delegates accepting a U.S.-brokered compromise that gives billions in climate aid to poor nations but does not require the world's major polluters to make deeper cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions.