US-French rift opens over climate deal

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It’s going to cost nearly hundred million dollars to stage and take nearly two weeks to complete negotiations – if they succeed. But is there any point to the most important climate change talks for years if they don’t conclude with a legally binding treaty on limiting global warming?

The U.S. says there won’t be one; France says there has to be. And this split cuts to the heart of the climate change debate.

CCTV’s Owen Fairclough reports.

US-French rift opens over climate deal

US-French rift opens over climate deal

It's going to cost nearly hundred million dollars to stage and take nearly two weeks to complete negotiations - if they succeed. But is there any point to the most important climate change talks for years if they don't conclude with a legally binding treaty on limiting global warming? CCTV's Owen Fairclough reports.