COP19: loose climate plan agreed for all countries

Developed and developing nations should table their "contributions" to tackling climate change by March 2015, under a deal struck in Warsaw

Developed and developing nations should table their “intended nationally determined contributions” to tackling climate change by March 2015, under a deal struck at UN talks in Warsaw on Saturday.

The watering down of ‘commitments’ to ‘contributions’ broke a deadlock between the EU and US on the one hand and developing countries led by the India and China on the other. Caveats introduced to secure consensus also included allowing only countries that are “ready" to table contributions.

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