Three things to know about the climate agreement

Paris (dpa) – The Paris climate agreement, which seeks to limit temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, is riddled with UN-speak. What does it all actually mean? Here are three key things to know. THE WORLD IS NOT SAVED, YET: Some 186 countries submitted plans to reduce their carbon emissions and use moreā€¦

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Paris floods: transportation chaos and closures cause pandemonium

The river Seine, which cuts through the heart of Paris, has risen to six meters above normal level, the highest swell in 35 years. There was already transport mayhem in the French capital due to striking rail workers, but flooded metro stations and roads is a new threat to commuters and tourists.

There was already transport mayhem in the French capital due to striking rail workers, but flooded metro stations and roads is a new threat to commuters and tourists.