The 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference resulted in a landmark global deal, the Paris Agreement. It is simultaneously an impressive achievement and a disappointment. Grist reported from the scene during the whole COP21 conference from Nov. 30–Dec. 12. Check out the stories below for coverage and analysis of the negotiations, the resulting deal, and the action on the street.

And see this: Here’s what you need to know about the new Paris climate agreement