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With landmark climate accord, world marks turn from fossil fuels

From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.    REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President...more

From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (L), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold hands as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.     REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (L), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold hands as they react during the final plenary session at the World...more

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (L), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold hands as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on the phone as he leaves the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on the phone as he leaves the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on the phone as he leaves the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool
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U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after delivering a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015.  REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after delivering a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama leaves after delivering a statement on the climate agreement at the White House in Washington, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President and Climate Reality Project Chairman, at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President and Climate Reality Project Chairman, at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane...more

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President and Climate Reality Project Chairman, at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) arrives to speak to the traveling press following the COP21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget near Paris on December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) arrives to speak to the traveling press following the COP21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget near Paris on December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) arrives to speak to the traveling press following the COP21 United Nations conference on climate change in Le Bourget near Paris on December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool
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Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (2ndR), President-designate of COP21, puts his hand over his heart after his speech as he stands with French President Francois Hollande (2ndL), French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal (L Rear) and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.      REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (2ndR), President-designate of COP21, puts his hand over his heart after his speech as he stands with French President Francois Hollande (2ndL), French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal (L Rear) and United...more

Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (2ndR), President-designate of COP21, puts his hand over his heart after his speech as he stands with French President Francois Hollande (2ndL), French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal (L Rear) and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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French President Francois Hollande (R) embraces French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 during the Climate Change, at the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.   REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French President Francois Hollande (R) embraces French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 during the Climate Change, at the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget,...more

French President Francois Hollande (R) embraces French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 during the Climate Change, at the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (R), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (C), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and Laurence Tubiana (L), French head negotiator, as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.     REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (R), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (C), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and Laurence Tubiana (L), French head negotiator, as they react during...more

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (R), President-designate of COP21 and Christiana Figueres (C), Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and Laurence Tubiana (L), French head negotiator, as they react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.    REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President...more

From L-R, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.    REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change...more

From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.    REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference...more

From L-R, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21 and French President Francois Hollande react during the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Three environmentalists wear polar bear costumes as they take part in a demonstration near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues near the French capital in Le Bourget, December 12, 2015.   REUTERS/Mal Langsdon

Three environmentalists wear polar bear costumes as they take part in a demonstration near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues near the French capital in Le Bourget, December 12, 2015. ...more

Three environmentalists wear polar bear costumes as they take part in a demonstration near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues near the French capital in Le Bourget, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon
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French President Francois Hollande (L) takes his seat at a plenary session with Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21, and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.        REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French President Francois Hollande (L) takes his seat at a plenary session with Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21, and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the World Climate Change Conference 2015...more

French President Francois Hollande (L) takes his seat at a plenary session with Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), President-designate of COP21, and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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French President Francois Hollande (C) embraces Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention as French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, looks on at the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

French President Francois Hollande (C) embraces Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention as French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, looks on at the final plenary session at the...more

French President Francois Hollande (C) embraces Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention as French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, President-designate of COP21, looks on at the final plenary session at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Head of delegations including Marshall Islands Foregn Minister Tony de Brum (L), German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks (C) and European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete (R) arrive for a plenary session in the main conference room at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015.    REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Head of delegations including Marshall Islands Foregn Minister Tony de Brum (L), German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks (C) and European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete (R) arrive for a plenary session in the main...more

Head of delegations including Marshall Islands Foregn Minister Tony de Brum (L), German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks (C) and European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete (R) arrive for a plenary session in the main conference room at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
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