Obligating the United States to slash its fossil fuel use, and send billions of taxpayer dollars annually to dictators, bureaucrats and crony industrialists in poor countries would be disastrous. Thank goodness it did not happen. But we are not out of the woods yet.
The UN has released what it expects to be the final version of the UN climate agreement. Read it here at CFACT.org. Now it goes to the COP 21 plenary session.
China and the other so-called "BRIC" nations are more than happy to step up as the developed world steps down.