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Timeline: UN climate negotiations

Protests at climate talks in New York in 2014. EPA/ANDREW KELLY

Timeline: UN climate negotiations

Protests at climate talks in New York in 2014. EPA/ANDREW KELLY

1988 marked the first mainstream call for climate action from scientists. It’s been a bumpy ride over nearly 30 years to the upcoming UN climate summit in Paris.

To navigate the timeline below, hover your mouse on the right and click on the arrow to move forward (and on the left to move back).