The bottom line: we can embrace this accord, take a substantial step forward, and continue to refine it and build upon its foundation. We can do that, and everyone who is in this room will be a part of an historic endeavor one that makes life better for our children and grandchildren. It was said by Obama but the other leaders failed to arrive at a consensus hence it got postponed to the next summit meet.
The three-page document sealed by leaders of the biggest countries isn\'t binding - nor backed by smaller nations.
Nations to list pledges to fight climate change and take action to prevent the Earth\'s temperature from rising by more than 2 deg C.
Nations to provide information on their progress in curbing emissions.
Richer nations to raise US$30 billion (S$42 billion) in emergency aid in next three years to help poorer nations cope with climate change.
Funding to be raised to US$100 billion a year by 2020.
End-2010 deadline for submission o