The 1997 pact, which controls the greenhouse gas emissions of rich countries, expires this year.
Negotiators haggled through the night in Doha to finalize details of a deal that allowed Kyoto to live on for another commitment period.
The U.S. never joined Kyoto, partly because it didn’t include China and other fast-growing developing countries.
Countries aim to adopt in 2015 a wider treaty that would apply to all countries and enter force when the Kyoto extension expires.
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