CLIMATE Short-Nicaragua tends to make symbolic protest over new climate deal

PARIS Dec 12 Nicaragua on Saturday raised objections to the new climate deal, saying it did not do sufficient to safeguard “Mother Earth”, in a symbolic protest right after the deal had been formally adopted.

Paul Oquist, head of the Nicaraguan delegation, mentioned wealthy nations must do far much more to minimize emissions to aid defend “Mother Earth” and that governments had been sending their grandchildren to a hotter world.

“We want to explain now why we can’t accompany this consensus,” he said.

Oquist spoke following French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius had banged down the gavel on a new international deal to curb climate modify.

Nicaragua throughout the talks has mentioned created nations are not doing enough to decrease their use of carbon and are not providing adequate funding to aid the developed globe adapt to the influence of climate alter. (Reporting by Barbara Lewis and Valerie Volcovici editing by Andrew Roche)