A rift between rich and poor countries pushed climate change talks in Lima two days past their planned deadline for signing an accord despite momentum from the recent joint China-US emissions announcement, and has raised questions about the future of global carbon dioxide emissions cuts, The Financial Times reported. The talks have at least agreed on a work plan for countries to follow as they negotiate a global climate deal to be finalized next December in Paris, with countries expected to publish their emissions plans in the first quarter of next year if possible. The UN will publish those online and produce a report in November to estimate their likely impact on global emissions.
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