Global leaders approve landmark climate change deal

U.N. and French officials celebrate the landmark Paris agreement.
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Almost every country in the world approved a historic pact to curb climate changeSaturday, following two weeks of United Nations-led negotiations in Paris.

The 195 nations will work toward limiting fossil fuel emissions and capping atmospheric temperature increases at or below 2 degrees Celsius, Bloomberg News reports.

The deal marks the "first universal agreement in the history of climate negotiations," said French President François Hollande.

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