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Tough issues to resolve in climate pact blueprint

Environment ministers face a considerable task when they gather from Monday to translate a 48-page blueprint into a 195-nation plan to preserve our planet's hospitable climate and the future of humankind.

Le Bourget, France

WHILE the Draft Paris Agreement for a worldwide climate rescue plan has been welcomed as a crucial step in the right direction, it remains littered with clashing proposals from countries at odds on how to divvy up responsibility for curbing earth-warming greenhouse...