"This agreement represents the best chance we've had to save the one planet we've got. I believe this moment can be a turning point for the world," US President Barack Obama said in an address to the nation from the White House.

In Delhi, Modi tweeted, "Outcome of #ParisAgreement has no winners or losers. Climate justice has won & we are all working towards a greener future."

"Deliberations at #COP21 & #ParisAgreement demonstrates the collective wisdom of world leaders to mitigate climate change," he said.

French President Francois Hollande termed the day as a great date for the planet.

The international deal on limiting climate change represents "a huge step forward in securing the future of the planet", British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Reacting to the deal, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the accord also supported developing country's right to development and their efforts to harmonise development with environment, while protecting the interests of the most vulnerable.

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