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US agrees to climate compromise

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The US says it will accept a compromise text on curbing global warming thrashed out at UN climate talks in Bali.

The compromise deal softens the commitments placed on developing countries to restrain their greenhouse gas emissions in the future.

The US accepted the deal minutes after signalling its rejection, which had brought rounds of boos from delegates.

Earlier, the EU and US agreed that industrialised countries would not set firm emissions targets at this stage.



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BBC's Roger Harrabin reports from Bali



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