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The Latest: 6 nations call for a price on carbon dioxide

The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:

8:25 p.m.

The leaders of six countries and the World Bank have called on economies across the globe to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions to fight global warming.

The heads of France, Germany, Chile, Mexico, Ethiopia and Canada all called for some kind of mechanism that essentially charges a price for each ton of carbon dioxide spewed by industry. It could be a simple tax or a more complex carbon credit trading system, they said.

"We simply cannot afford to continue polluting the planet at the current pace," World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim...