UN climate deal blow to fossil fuels: green groups

Smoke belches from an oil refinery at Feyzin, 10km south of LyonA global accord for taming global warming, sealed at UN talks in Paris on Saturday, represents a potential body-blow to the fossil-fuel business, Greenpeace and other prominent environment groups said. “The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. This deal puts the fossil-fuel industry on the wrong side of history,” Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo said.

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