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EDITORIAL

Climate-change agreement would need follow-up to verify pledges

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Delegates work in a hall at the United Nations COP21 climate summit at Le Bourget in Paris, France, onDec 4, 2015.

DELEGATES from 195 nations have managed to patch together a draft agreement at the Paris climate talks. Now it is up to the ministers and senior diplomats to put in the finishing touches.

The main points are known - as are the positions of the main players, whatever the shape of the final