News from the latest Climate Change conference in Lima, Peru

The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) took place from 1 to 14 December in Lima, Peru.

Progress was made towards a new universal climate agreement covering both mitigation and adaptation. Governments agreed on ground rules about greenhouse gass contributions and there is hope that this new agreement will be signed next year at the 21st session of the COP in Paris.

For a short summary of key outcomes of this year's meeting see: