Global climate conference adopts historic deal

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

Paul Oquist, head of the Nicaraguan delegation, stated wealthy nations should do far far more to reduce emissions to aid defend “Mother Earth” and that governments had been sending their grandchildren to a hotter globe.

“We want to clarify 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 worldwide deal to curb climate change.

Nicaragua all through the talks has stated developed nations are not carrying out adequate to reduce their use of carbon and are not providing enough funding to assist the created world adapt to the influence of climate alter. (Reporting by Barbara Lewis and Valerie Volcovici editing by Andrew Roche)